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Lisa Doan

Lisa Doan holds a master’s degree in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, sits on the board of the Brandywine Valley Writers Group, and is an IPPY gold winner for juvenile fiction. Lisa’s jobs have included Master Scuba Diving Instructor, Wall Street headhunter, owner/chef of a restaurant, set medic for a reality T.V. show, deputy prothonotary of a county court, and author of middle grade novels. She can assure you that writing middle grade novels like Chadwick's Epic Revenge and The Pennypackers Go on Vacation is the most fun. (You’d think it’d be scuba instructor, but no!) Lisa is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Ireland, has traveled throughout Africa, Asia and Central America, and lived on a Caribbean island. She has backpacked alone from Morocco to Kenya and her top tip on crossing the Sahara Desert is: TURN BACK - YOU HAVE MADE A LARGE MISTAKE. She lives in West Chester, PA.

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The Pennypackers Go on Vacation

Written by Lisa Doan; illustrated by Marta Kissi
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

The cheapest family in the world decides to go on an off-brand cruise in this wacky mystery/adventure story.

Mr. Pennypacker is cheap. But Mrs. Pennypacker has wrestled money for a vacation...

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Chadwick's Epic Revenge

Written by Lisa Doan; illustrated by Natalie Andrewson
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

The victim of endless pranks turns the tables on his nemesis and decides it’s time to get revenge in this hilarious school story.

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