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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) — biography from Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus… (more)
Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth (Author) 4,394 copies, 61 reviews
Junie B., First Grader (at Last!) 4,087 copies, 52 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal 3,571 copies, 28 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch 3,286 copies, 24 reviews
Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren 3,251 copies, 29 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy 3,119 copies, 41 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day 3,093 copies, 27 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants 3,084 copies, 47 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook 3,059 copies, 45 reviews
Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy 2,872 copies, 20 reviews
Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl 2,683 copies, 31 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked 2,681 copies, 26 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha! 2,639 copies, 34 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: One-Man Band 2,500 copies, 22 reviews
Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny 1,822 copies, 18 reviews
Skinnybones 1,048 copies, 21 reviews
Mick Harte Was Here 951 copies, 23 reviews
The Kid in the Red Jacket 781 copies, 3 reviews
The Graduation of Jake Moon 437 copies, 1 review
Almost Starring Skinnybones 304 copies, 5 reviews
Don't Make Me Smile 115 copies, 2 reviews
Psssst! It's Me...The Bogeyman 106 copies, 4 reviews
Beanpole 63 copies
Buddies 54 copies, 2 reviews
Dear God, Help!!! Love, Earl 43 copies, 2 reviews
Junglerama 1 copy
BUDDIES 1 copy
It's Terrific to Be Ten (Contributor) 48 copies, 2 reviews
It's Fun To Be Five (Contributor) 33 copies
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