Jim Averbeck

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Jim Averbeck


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I was born and raised in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio, a beautiful city built, like Rome, on seven hills-wooded hills of oak, walnut, and maple where I and my childhood imagination ran wild.

I enjoy throwing myself into situations which give me an opportunity to explore and grow. I joined the Peace Corps in my late twenties and went to live in Cameroon in western Africa for almost four years. It was there I first realized I wanted to write for children.

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My latest book with the amazing Yasmeen Ismail is out! It's gotten 2 starred reviews and high praise for use as a #STEM mentor text. Before the school year starts, a reading guide and #STEM materials will be available.
And I am having a giveaway exclusively for teachers and librarians. To win a free book, sign up here.
Giveaway closes at 12:01 AM on 6/23/18. Winners randomly selected on 6/24/18... Read more of this blog post »
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One Word from Sophia

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3.98 avg rating — 780 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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In a Blue Room

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3.94 avg rating — 653 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Except If

3.65 avg rating — 563 ratings — published 2011
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Oh No, Little Dragon!

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A Hitch at the Fairmont

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The Market Bowl

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Two Problems for Sophia

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Trevor

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OH NO, Little Dragon

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