Margaret Peterson Haddix
Margaret Peterson Haddix was born on April 9, 1964. Haddix grew up on a farm in Washington Court Ohio. Her parents names were John Albert and Marilee Grace. Her father was a farmer and her used to tell her stories when she was a child. She gratuated from Miami University. She now lives in Powell, Ohio with her husband Doug and her two kids Meredith and Connor. She got married to Doug on Oct 3 1987.
Margaret got started in her career mostly after her marriage. She worked as a newspaper copy editor in Fort Wayne from 1986-19987. She worked in Indianapolis as a newspaper reporter from 1987- 1991. Then she worked as a writer in Danville, Illnois from 1991-1993. She also worked as a community college instructor.
Ms. Haddix had been reading and writing since she was little. She was inspired to become an author from her father. He used to tell Haddix and her brother stories. The stories had been made up, but she still loved to listen to them. Haddix decided to become a writer because she grew up on stioreis. She loved to read and she didnt want to just read books, she wanted to write them too.
Ms. Haddix wrote many books. The genre she usally writes is science fiction and reality-based fiction. In her books, the story is about real-life stories that happen to people everyday. In her book Because of Anya she shows a condition that children and adults live with and how they cope with this event.
Some books that Haddix has written are: Don't you dare read this Mrs. Dunphrey, Leaving Fishers, Just Ella, Turnabout, The girl with 50 Middle Names, Takeoffs and Landings, Because of Anya and The Shadow Children Series.
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