Jenn Bishop

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Jenn Bishop is the author of the middle grade novels 14 Hollow Road and The Distance to Home, which was a Junior Library Guild selection, a Bank Street College Best Children's Book, and an Amazon.com Editor's pick. She grew up in New England, where she fell in love with the ocean, Del’s frozen lemonade, and the Boston Red Sox before escaping to college at the University of Chicago. After working as a teen and children’s librarian, she received her MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Jenn currently calls Cincinnati, OH, home. Visit her online at jennbishop.com.

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The Distance To Home

4.29 avg rating — 589 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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14 Hollow Road

4.16 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Things You Can't Say

4.79 avg rating — 19 ratings — expected publication 2020 — 5 editions
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The only thing better than a book festival . . .

. . . is a book festival with writer pals! Which, honestly, is pretty much all book festivals these days. The Books by the Banks Book Festival was this Saturday in Cincinnati and with 150+ authors in attendance, well, yes, we do tend to know each other. I was so fortunate to share a table for the day with my writer bestie, Abby Cooper, author of the wonderfully imaginative new middle grade novel Frien...

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