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S A Bodeen

S. A. Bodeen is the author of The Garden and The Compound , which earned her an ALA Quick Pick for Young Adults, a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, and a Publishers Weekly Flying Start. She is also the author of several picture books, including Elizabeti's Doll , winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award. Bodeen grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin. Her first friends were cows, which she named after characters in books. From there she went on to be a Peace Corps volunteer in East Africa...See more