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K.L. Hallam

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in Topeka, Kansas , The United States
August 20

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K.L. Hallam writes MG, YA, & short fiction and often genres she hasn’t tried.

A member of SCBWI, a singer/songwriter, illustrator.

She lives with hubby, two sons, a dog, and a cat in a small New York City apt.

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Taking Up Space Taking Up Space by Alyson Gerber
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Thank you to Wunderkind for an ARC of this book.

An honest and emotional portrayal of a young girl struggling with the ways her body is changing and what this means to her life’s passion, basketball.


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