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Lynda Mullaly Hunt

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I amblessed to be co-director of the annual SCBWI-New England Whispering Pines Retreat. I mean I could do a whole post on just THAT! Love the retreat. Love the venue. Love the people that attend. Love it all.

This year, our uber-talented and generous editor mentors were Regina Griffin, Executive Editor at Egmont USA, Sarah Dotts Barley, Editor at HarperCollins, and Christine Krones, Editor at Ho...

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Average rating: 4.29 · 5,834 ratings · 996 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
One for the Murphys
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 5,793 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 41 ratings — expected publication 2015
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" Lynda has done it again. She has written another book that captured my heart. She has created another character that has taken up residence in my heart.

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I have been out of teaching for quite a while now but often speak to teachers' groups as part of being a writer. This was my go-to book in terms of catching up on how to best serve kids/teach reading these days. LOVED it--it's like sitting across a t...more
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“But most of all, I'll remember how she loved me. I turn away, knowing that I might never get to see Julie Murphy again. But I will know her for the rest of my life.”
Lynda Mullaly Hunt, One for the Murphys

“All these gifts you have, Carley. All these gifts you have." -pg. 157”
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“Sometimes I wonder. On the pathetic scale, where would I land? I know other kids my age would go to the mall if they cut school, but I'm off to the library.”
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Sandra Thanks for friending me! Yupi, can't wait to read One for the Murphys:)

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