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Barbara Park was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey on April 21, 1947. She spent her first two years of college at Rider University in New Jersey before receiving a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama. She began writing children's books after she had children of her own. In a career that began in 1982, she published over 50 books including Don't Make Me Smile, Operation: Dump the Chump, Ma! There's Nothing to Do Here!, Skinnybones, and The Kid in the Red Jacket. She was best known for her 28-book Junie B. Jones series which was first published in 1992. She won seven Children's Choice Awards and four Parents' Choice Awards. She helped found a charitable organization, Sisters in Survival, to raise money for women with ovarian cancer. She died from ovarian cancer on November 15, 2013 at the age of 66. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth (Author) 3,540 copies, 59 reviews
Junie B., First Grader (at Last!) 3,333 copies, 51 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal 2,931 copies, 23 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch 2,655 copies, 24 reviews
Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren 2,652 copies, 29 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy 2,563 copies, 40 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook 2,550 copies, 44 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day 2,538 copies, 26 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants 2,497 copies, 47 reviews
Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy 2,373 copies, 20 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl 2,226 copies, 30 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked 2,102 copies, 25 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha! 2,067 copies, 29 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: One-Man Band 1,959 copies, 22 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny 1,393 copies, 17 reviews
Skinnybones 900 copies, 21 reviews
Mick Harte Was Here 864 copies, 22 reviews
The Kid in the Red Jacket 691 copies, 3 reviews
The Graduation of Jake Moon 394 copies, 1 review
Almost Starring Skinnybones 267 copies, 5 reviews
Psssst! It's Me...The Bogeyman 103 copies, 4 reviews
Don't Make Me Smile 95 copies, 2 reviews
Beanpole 57 copies
Buddies 49 copies, 2 reviews
Dear God, Help!!! Love, Earl 39 copies, 2 reviews
Junglerama 1 copy
It's Terrific to Be Ten (Contributor) 42 copies, 2 reviews
It's Fun To Be Five (Contributor) 30 copies

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