Frances O'Roark Dowell

Frances O'Roark Dowell is the editor and cofounder of Dream/Girl, an arts magazine for girls. She has also had dozens of poems published in such literary journals as Shenandoah, The Carolina Quarterly, and New Delta Review. She's been a Poet-in-Residence at Duke University, and received her MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of Massachusetts. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and sons.

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Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell | Narrator: Keylor Leigh
Release Date: October 06, 2020
"A complex, thought-provoking, and entertaining view of middle school." --Publishers WeeklyTwenty kids. Twenty points of view. One rambunctious, brilliantly conceived novel that corrals the seeming chaos (c'mon, TWENTY points of view!) into one effer...
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Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell | Narrator: Michele Santopietro
Release Date: April 27, 2004
Kate and Marylin have always been the kind of best friends who don't need words to talk to one another; they always just knew what the other was thinking. But lately it's starting to feel as though they don't know each other at all anymore. Marylin...
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Author: Frances O'Roark Dowell | Narrator: Denise Wilbanks
Release Date: April 08, 2003
A ghost saved twelve-year-old Maddie’s life when she was an infant, her Granny Lane claims, so Maddie must always remember that she is special. But it’s hard to feel special when you’ve spent your life being shuttled from one foster...