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Chris Woodworth

Chris Woodworth
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Chris Woodworth is the author of Double-Click for Trouble, Georgie’s Moon, and When Ratboy Lived Next Door. Georgie’s Moon has received both the award and honor for the Best Book of Indiana for Children’s Literature. Her other books have also been chosen for several state reading lists. She has lived in Indiana for most of her life, and now resides in Mooresville, North Carolina with her husband and children. Like Ivy, Chris learned at an early age not to repeat anything she wasn't supposed to hear.

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When Ratboy Lived Next Door
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When Ratboy Lived Next Door

Chris Woodworth
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

From the spring day in 1962 when Willis Merrill and his pet raccoon arrive in Maywood, Indiana, they are nothing but trouble for Lydia Carson. Lydia nicknames Willis "Ratboy" and wonders why he...

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Georgie's Moon
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Georgie's Moon

Chris Woodworth
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Georgie Collins knows exactly how to make it through life in
a new town. Before her father left for Vietnam, he gave her
standing orders never to let anyone mess with her, and she
won't....

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Double-Click for Trouble
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Double-Click for Trouble

Chris Woodworth
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Eddie McCall is a good kid. He does his homework, picks up around the house, and cooks dinner for his single mom when she has to work late at a Chicago hotel. Then Eddie's best friend, Whip, shows...

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Ivy in the Shadows
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Ivy in the Shadows

Chris Woodworth
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

After Ivy's stepfather disappears, Ivy's mama begins waitressing at Dining Divinely to make ends meet. She also takes in a boardertwelve-year-old Caleb, who's the same age as Ivy and is...

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