Ohio Author Profiles

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Margaret Peterson Haddix

Margaret Peterson Haddix is the New York Times-bestselling author of more than 40 books for kids and teens, including the Shadow Children series, the Missing series, and the Greystone Secrets series. Her books have been published in more than 20 countries and honored with the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award and numerous state reader’s choice awards, including the Buckeye Book Award.…Read More

Margaret Peterson Haddix is the New York Times-bestselling author of more than 40 books for kids and teens, including the Shadow Children series, the Missing series, and the Greystone Secrets series. Her books have been published in more than 20 countries and honored with the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award and numerous state reader’s choice awards, including the Buckeye Book Award. Haddix grew up on a farm near Washington Court House, Ohio, and graduated from Miami University. Before her first book was published, she worked as a newspaper reporter, a newspaper copy editor, and a community college instructor. She and her husband, Doug, now live in Columbus, and they have two grown children.