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Margaret Finnegan

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Niagara Fall, New York, The United States
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Margaret Finnegan's work has appeared in Salon, LA Times, FamilyFun and other publications. She is the author of the middle-grade novel, WE COULD BE HEROES (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)--NOW A JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION!

She lives in Southern California with her husband, two children, and her dog, Walt. She loves baking, soft-serve ice cream, and walking her dog.

WE COULD BE HEROES Read Aloud! Chapter One!

I am so excited to share this read aloud of chapter one of WE COULD BE HEROES! Thank you Simon Kids for giving me permission!

Listen in!
Enjoy!
I’ll post chapter 2 next week.











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We Could Be Heroes

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