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Janet McDonald (b 1954 d. 2007) was an African American writer of novels for young adults as well as a memoir, Project Girl, about her own upbringing and education. Her best-known children's book is Spellbound, which tells the story of a teenaged mother who wins a spelling competition and a college scholarship. The book was named as the American Library Association's Best Book for Young Adults in 2002. McDonald lived in Paris for most of her adult life and died there on April 11, 2007, of cancer.

Janet McDonald, paid psychic Sylvia Browne $700 for a reading via telephone. She later wrote an article describing her disappointment in the results.[1] One that could not be falsified at the time concerned McDonald's longevity - "Oh, God, yes, a really long life" according to the psychic. McDonald died just over four years later, on April 11, 2007 of cancer, at the age of 53.

She was a member of Mensa, the high IQ society.

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Total Books: 30
Harlem Hustle
2012 - Harlem Hustle (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374328559
ISBN-10: 0374328552
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Chill Wind
2012 - Chill Wind (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781250003300
ISBN-10: 125000330X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

2011 - Spellbound (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312603885
ISBN-10: 0312603886
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

Project Girl
2008 - Project Girl (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781435211933
ISBN-10: 1435211936

2007 - Offcolor (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780374371968
ISBN-10: 0374371962
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Twists and Turns
2006 - Twists and Turns (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374400064
ISBN-10: 0374400067
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

A Chill Wind
2006 - A Chill Wind (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374411831
ISBN-10: 0374411832
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Brother Hood
2005 - Brother Hood [Thorndike Press Large Print Literacy Bridge Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780786273348
ISBN-10: 0786273348
Genres: Children's Books, Large Print

2001 - Spellbound (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374371401
ISBN-10: 0374371407
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Kingdom of the Hittites
1998 - Kingdom of the Hittites (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780965064101
ISBN-10: 0965064107
Genre: History

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