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Julie Halpern

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.

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  • INTO THE WILD NERD YONDER book trailer

    INTO THE WILD NERD YONDER, the new YA novel by Julie Halpern

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    Julie Halpern discusses her Young Adult novel, Get Well Soon.

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BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

The F- It List

Julie Halpern

Feiwel & Friends

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 and focuses on her grieving family. ...

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Have a Nice Day

Julie Halpern

Feiwel & Friends

Anna Bloom has just come home from a three-week stay in a mental hospital. She feels...okay. It's time to get back to some sort of normal life, whatever that means. She has to go back to school,...

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Don't Stop Now

Julie Halpern

Feiwel & Friends

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...

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Into the Wild Nerd Yonder

Julie Halpern

Feiwel & Friends

When high school sophomore Jessie's long-term best friend transforms herself into a punk and goes after Jessie's would-be boyfriend, Jessie decides to visit "the wild nerd yonder" and seek true friends among classmates who play Dungeons and Dragons.

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