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Susin Nielsen

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Susin got her start feeding cast and crew on the popular television series, Degrassi Junior High. They hated her food, but they saw a spark in her writing. Nielsen went on to pen sixteen episodes of the hit TV show. Since then, Nielsen has written for over 20 Canadian TV series. Her first young adult novel, Word Nerd, was published in 2008 to critical acclaim. It won multiple Young Readers’ Choice Awards, as did her second novel, Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom. Her third novel, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen, was published in August 2012. It went on to win the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award, the Canadian Library Association’s Children’s Book of the Year Award, and a number of Young ...more


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Susin Nielsen My answer sounds so painfully obvious, but I stand by it, even though it is three words long. Ready for the three words?

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Susin Nielsen The best thingS, plural about being a writer: Being able to work in my pajamas; being able to sneak out in the middle of the day for a bike ride; and…moreThe best thingS, plural about being a writer: Being able to work in my pajamas; being able to sneak out in the middle of the day for a bike ride; and (my favourite) the days where I don't have to write, and instead I get to go to some event or other and meet my readers. (less)
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Word Nerd
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Dear George Clooney: Please...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 1,063 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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We Are All Made of Molecules
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Snake (Degrassi, #18)
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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Melanie (Degrassi, #13)
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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Wheels (Degrassi, #17)
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
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Shane (Degrassi, #12)
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“They did not have problems. They had been perfectly, utterly happy.
Hadn't they?”
Susin Nielsen, Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom

“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
Stephen King




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