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Chad Morris

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Chad Morris coauthored Mustaches for Maddie with his wife, Shelly Brown. It is based on the story of their daughter who faced a brain tumor with humor and optimism. He is also the author of the Cragbridge Hall series (The Inventor's Secret, The Avatar Battle, and The Impossible Race). Books in this series won the Utah Book award and the Silver Foreword INDIES award for Juvenile fiction. Chad also wrote one of the short stories in True Heroes: A Treasury of Modern-day Fairy Tales Written by Best-selling Authors. His story was based on JP Gibson, an amazing boy who faced cancer with courage, heart, and a basketball dream.

Chad grew up wanting to become a professional basketball player or a rock star. (Inspired by Animal from The Muppets, he h
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Average rating: 4.24 · 7,875 ratings · 1,384 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Inventor's Secret (Crag...

4.11 avg rating — 2,288 ratings — published 2013 — 8 editions
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Mustaches for Maddie

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4.37 avg rating — 2,134 ratings — published 2017 — 4 editions
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Squint

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4.22 avg rating — 1,534 ratings — published 2018 — 9 editions
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“Well I give you an A,” Carol said. “A+++ . . . and some extra credit . . . and some cookies. But I guess here they’d have to be virtual cookies and they wouldn’t be nearly as cool. Except—if they were virtual, you could taste them, but not actually gain the calories. Oh, that would be genius.”
Chad Morris, The Impossible Race: Cragbridge Hall, Volume 3

“What?” Carol said. “You think I just crack under pressure?” Abby thought she could see a dramatic increase in Carol. She got it. “Well, it was a lot of pressure,” Carol blurted, her voice rising. “Like super pressure. Pressure like the heaviest thing in the world on top of me, plus three hundred elephants, two hundred walruses, and several of those super fat cats whose owners don’t stop feeding them—that kind of pressure. And they all ate extra donuts for breakfast.” “I”
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“Derick twisted the keys, and the quaking Bridge calmed down. “You’re crazy. You could have gotten killed.” “You are a rock star,” Carol said. “Seriously, I need your autograph.” Abby”
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Restart by Gordon Korman (write-in)
 
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Chad Sure thing.


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Donna Thank you, Chad, for accepting my friendship on Good Reads.


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