Barbara Park is one of today's funniest, most popular writers for middle grade readers. Her novels, which include Skinnybones, Mick Harte was Here, Maxie, Rosie, and Earl-Partners in Grime, Rosie Swanson: Fourth-Grade Geek for President,and The Graduation of Jake Moonhave won just about every award given by children. Sheis also the author of the hilarious and bestselling Junie B. Jones chapter books. Recent books about Junie includeJunie B., First Grader (at last!) andJunie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch. Ms. Park earned a B.S. degree in education at the University of Alabama. She lives in Arizona with her husbandand has two grown sons.Park, Barbara is the author of 'Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim's Birthday' with ISBN 9780679966951 and ISBN 0679966951.