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Mary Amato

Mary Amato is an award-winning children's and YA book author, poet, playwright and songwriter. Her books have been translated into foreign languages, optioned for television, produced onstage and won the children's choice awards in Ohio, Minnesota, Utah and Arizona. She teaches popular workshops on writing and the creative process around the country. Amato's latest book, "Sing with Me, Lucy McGee," was released last summer.

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Sing with Me, Lucy McGee
Children / Teens
Holiday House
June 2019
ISBN 9780823438761
176 pages
$15.99, INSTOCK
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"A talent contest brings out the worst in Lucy McGee and her fourth-grade classmates"--

News from Me, Lucy McGee
Children / Teens
Holiday House
October 2018
ISBN 9780823438716
144 pages
$15.99, INSTOCK
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Lucy avoids her school's new Uke Club to help neighbor Scarlet create a Poetry Club, although Scarlet keeps telling her to do things that seem wrong.

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