George Harrar







George Harrar

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I write fiction for middle grade readers through adults and hold the distinction of having had three novels published by three different publishers for three different age groups in a single year. REUNION AT RED PAINT BAY (Other Press) is my latest book, about a newspaper editor in Maine and his family who engage in a full-scale psychological battle with a stalker without even knowing it. For YA readers I wrote NOT AS CRAZY AS I SEEM (Houghton Mifflin) about a 15-year-old coping with his OCD "tendencies." PARENTS WANTED (Milkweed),for middle-grade readers, is my semi-autobiographical story of a 12-year-old boy's struggle to fit in with his adoptive family.

The issue of possible sexual assault and bad choices that teenagers can make under the influence of alcohol has been much in the news, most recently with the case in Steubenville, Ohio. The aftereffects of an assault--even where the situation is not so clear cut--can last for decades, as I depict in "Reunion at Red Paint Bay." One reader said that date rape is not just something that mothers of... Read more of this blog post »
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Not As Crazy As I Seem

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Reunion at Red Paint Bay

3.01 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Spinning Man

3.61 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Parents Wanted

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The Wonder Kid

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The Trouble with Jeremy Chance

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Radical Robots: Can You Be ...

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First Tiger

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Raymond and Donna “have lost a son,” as she would put it, a boy who “died violently in a field during a teenage party,” as he would describe what happened. As alternating narrators with distinctly different styles of handling conflict and grief, husb ...more
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This book grew out of the author's popular web site (http:/never2old4games.com) that provides games for activities people working with seniors in group settings. I developed a few of the trivia games for that site. The book is a much-expanded version ...more
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