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Julie Halpern

Biography

Julie Halpern

Julie Halpern is the author of GET WELL SOON,INTO THE WILD NERD YONDER and DON'T STOP NOW, as well as the picture book Toby and the Snowflakes. In addition to writing, Julie is a middle-school librarian. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, lived in Australia for six months, and created a couple of zines before she started writing books, and realized she was and always has been a writer. She is married to the artist Matthew Cordell, and they live outside Chicago with their daughter and gloriously large Siamese cat, Tobin.

Julie Halpern

Books by Julie Halpern

by Julie Halpern - Friendship, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction
Alex and Becca have always been best friends. But when Becca does something nearly unforgivable at Alex’s dad’s funeral, Alex cuts ties with her. Time passes, and Alex finally decides to forgive. Then she learns that Becca has cancer. It also turns out Becca has a bucket list. That’s where Alex comes in, along with a mysterious boy who just may help Alex check a few items off her own bucket list.
by Julie Halpern - Fiction, Youth Fiction

On the first day of Lillian’s summer-before-college, she gets a message on her cell from her sort-of friend, Penny. Not only has Penny faked her own kidnapping, but Lil is the only one who figures it out. Now it's up to her to find Penny before the police --- and FBI --- get more involved.