Wendelin Van Draanen
Autumn H.
Bailey C.
background info.
  • Born January 6 in Chicago IL
  • She was a tom boy
  • First book published 1997
  • Won a Christopher medal
  • California Young Reader Medal for Flipped (movie) external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQypTIPpeLDkNnVjmwy1PU_Z56Lia0hZelEF7WHGMFLUZLXVr8XpA
  • Running
  • reading
  • Rock and Roll
Previous Jobs
  • Forklift driver
  • couch
  • muscian
  • high school computer science teacher
Interesting things
  • she wakes up every morning at 5:00

Inspiration for writing

The past, the future, the struggle for a happy ending!
. . . foods Mexican (spicy!); chocolate (dark!)
. . . clothes to wear Sneakers, shorts, and sweatshirts
. . . colors Emerald green with a splash of midnight blue


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