|Publisher:||Penguin Group USA|
|Publish Date:||May 2011|
|Number of Pages:||0|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.65|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.75 x 6.25 x 1.75|
Sarah Dessen was born in Evanston, Illinois on June 6, 1970. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993 with a degree in English with an emphasis in creative writing. Her first book, That Summer, was published in 1996. She mainly writes for young adults, and her books include Someone Like You, Just Listen, Along for the Ride, Keeping the Moon, Dreamland, What Happened to Goodbye and The Moon and More. She also teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Since her parents' bitter divorce, McLean and her dad have been on the move--four towns in two years. Each new place gives her a chance to try out a new persona. But now, for the first time, McLean discovers a desire to stay in one place and just be herself, whoever that is.