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Individual Author Record

General Information


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Genre: C:YOUNG ADULT Fiction



Illinois Connection

Barron lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Rena Barron grew up in small-town Alabama where stories of magic and adventure sparked her imagination. After penning her first awful poem in middle school, she graduated to writing short stories and novels by high school.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''Rena and the Rising Dark'', *Starred Reviews - Kirkus and School Library Journal -- ''Kingdom of Souls'', *Starred Review - School Library Journal