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Kody Keplinger

Kody Keplinger is the bestselling author of the young adult novel The DUFF. Keplinger wrote the book when she was a seventeen-year-old high school student in Kentucky; the book was published when she was nineteen. It was named a YALSA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers and a Romantic Times Top Pick. The book was made into a film in 2015 starring Mae Whitman. Keplinger is the author of five other books for young adults, including Run (2016). She is the cofounder of Disability in Kid Lit, teaches at the Gotham Writers Workshops, and maintains a YouTube channel. Her latest book is That’s Not What Happened.

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