Tim Federle

Tim Federle is the award-winning author of the autobiographical novels Better Nate Than Ever and its sequel Five, Six, Seven, Nate! (Lambda Literary Award winner), which were named best books of the year by the New York Times and the American Booksellers Association, respectively, and called “one of the best new middle grade series” by School Library Journal. The Great American Whatever was inspired by an accident near Tim’s high school in Pittsburgh that changed the community forever. It is his first novel for young adults. Connect with the author on Instagram and Twitter at @TimFederle, and at TimFederle.com.

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The Great American Whatever
Five, Six, Seven, Nate!
Better Nate Than Ever

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If all else fails, chocolate milk and a nap.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. For dancing: BILLIE JEAN by Michael Jackson. Writing: THE TOURIST by Christopher O'Riley. Crying: HIDE & SEEK by Imogen Heap. Reminiscing: GRACELAND by Paul Simon. Lip-syncing (tie): CAN'T LET GO by Mariah Carey (MTV Unplugged edition only); GIMME GIMME from "Thoroughly Modern Millie."

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Humor and math.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. If all else fails, chocolate milk and a nap.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. (Can we loop my mom into this questionnaire, or will she need an internet service provider?)

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