Dori Hillestad Butler


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Dori Hillestad Butler grew up writing, for she had no brothers or sisters to play with until she was eight years old. The first book she published was The Great Tooth Fairy Rip-Off , it took her many years to sell that book, followed by four more picture books. She then started writing YA books short stories have appeared in anthologies entitled, The Green Umbrella and Other Sports Stories (Highlights for Children, 1995) and Not the Only One (Alyson Publications, 1994) and in magazines including Cricket, Spider, Highlights for Children, Children's Digest, Child Life and a variety of Sunday School publications. Dori also writes educational materials, edit stories for www.storydog.com, and has a regular book review coloumn in her l ...more

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Published on August 01, 2011 20:32
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The Truth about Truman School

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Do You Know the Monkey Man?

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“The person you are when no one's looking, or when no one else knows who you are...that's the person you really are!”
Dori Hillestad Butler, The Truth about Truman School

“I'd much rather have a brain of my own than be popular.”
Dori Hillestad Butler, The Truth about Truman School

“We always know more than we think we do. The problem is we don't always know what we know.”
Dori Butler, The Case of the Mixed-Up Mutts

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