Barbara Dee

Barbara Dee is the author of the tween novels Just Another Day in my Insanely Real Life, Solving Zoe (2010 Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year), This Is Me From Now On, and Trauma Queen. She lives with her family in Westchester County, New York. You can visit her on the web at

Books by this Author

The (Almost) Perfect Guide to Imperfect Boys
Trauma Queen
This Is Me From Now On
Solving Zoe
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. You don't have to figure it all out at once.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Never learning to touch-type.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Italy, probably Rome or Venice.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A balmy, sunny afternoon in July. I plunge into a cool, empty, bug-free pool and swim uninterrupted for as long as I want.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising three terrific kids.