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Daughter of the Pirate King By Tricia Levenseller Cover Image

Tricia Levenseller

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Initially from a small town in Oregon, Tricia now lives next to the Rocky Mountains with her bossy dog, Rosy. She received her degree in English Language and editing, and she is thrilled that she never has to read a textbook again.

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Winged Insects (White Pine Press Poetry Prize #4) By Joel Long Cover Image

Joel Long

Adult

Joel Long's book Winged Insects (1999) won the White Pine Press Poetry Prize. His chapbook, Chopin's Preludes is availible from Elik Press.

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Signed, Skye Harper By Carol Lynch Williams Cover Image

Carol Lynch Williams

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Carol Lynch Williams, who grew up in Florida and now lives in Utah, is an award-winning novelist with seven children of her own, including six daughters.  She has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College, and won the prestigious PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Wri

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Scary Stories for Young Foxes By Christian McKay Heidicker, Junyi Wu (Illustrator) Cover Image

Christian McKay Heidicker

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

I'm a fairly predictable writer, I'm afraid. I read. I write. I drink tea. On the day of the blood sun, I wake before dawn to sacrifice demon effigies to the Order of the Purple Fox. I play racquetball sometimes.

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Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure Volume 1 By Brandon Mull Cover Image

Brandon Mull

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Brandon Mull is the author of the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journalbestselling Beyonders and Fablehaven series. Brandon resides in a happy little valley near the mouth of a canyon in Utah.

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Uprising By Jennifer A. Nielsen Cover Image

Jennifer Nielsen

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

New York Times bestselling author, Jennifer Nielsen, was born and raised in Northern Utah, where she still lives today with her husband, three children, and a dog that won't play fetch.

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Discover America: From Sea to Shining Sea By Julie Olson, Julie Olson (Illustrator), Katharine Lee Bates (Lyricist) Cover Image

Julie Olson

Illustrators

I was born in Maryland, the 6th of 9 (that's right, 9) kids. I had 6 brothers who loved to tease and 2 sisters who paved the way with good old mom and dad for me (the youngest girl). But, I vowed to be different than the bunch. 

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Ultimatum from Paradise: Poems By Jacqueline Osherow Cover Image

Jacqueline Osherow

Adult

The author of six books of poetry, Osherow has been awarded the Witter Bynner Prize by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation and a number of prizes from the

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I Eat Poop.: A Dung Beetle Story By Mark Pett, Mark Pett (Illustrator) Cover Image

Mark Pett

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Cartooning has long been a part of Mark Pett's peripatetic life.

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Bone Crier's Dawn By Kathryn Purdie Cover Image

Kathryn Purdie

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

My love of storytelling began as a young girl when my dad told me, in his own words, the story of To Kill a Mockingbird while we listened to the film score together.

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How to Surprise a Dad: A Book for Dads and Kids (How To Series) By Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator) Cover Image

Jean Reagan

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Jean Reagan lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband, Peter, and daughter, Jane. Their beloved son and brother, John, died in 2005. Born in Alabama, Jean spent most of her childhood in Japan.

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West: A Translation By Paisley Rekdal Cover Image

Paisley Rekdal

Adult

Paisley Rekdal is a Utah Poet Laureate Emeritus and recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Village Voice Writers on the Verge Award, a Contemporary Poetry Series Award from the University of Georgia Press, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Wyoming Council of the Arts Fellowship, and

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The Last Cowgirl: A Novel By Jana Richman Cover Image

Jana Richman

Adult

Jana's new novel, The Last Cowgirl, is set in the harsh and beautiful landscape of the West desert of Utah. Recently returned to Salt Lake from Tucson Jana has also written a memoir, Riding in the Shadows of Saints out in paperback.

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The Elephant's Girl By Celesta Rimington Cover Image

Celesta Rimington

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

Celesta Rimington is a musical theater performer, an advocate for wildlife and the arts, and an active participant in Utah's writing community.

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Mi América: The Evolution of an American Family By Manuel Romero Cover Image

Manuel Romero

Adult

Manuel Romero was born in Rodarte, New Mexico.

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The Bands of Mourning: A Mistborn Novel (The Mistborn Saga #6) By Brandon Sanderson Cover Image

Brandon Sanderson

Children, Middle-Reader and Young Adult

BRANDON SANDERSON grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University.

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