Lyn Fairchild Hawks
Lyn Fairchild Hawks is the author of How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought, a novel, and of The Flat and Weightless Tang-Filled Future, a collection of short stories. Since 2008, her stories have seen publication in magazines (Relief Journal and Stanford Magazine) or have won awards or finalist positions (2008 Glimmer Train Family Matters contest, 2008 Writers' Group of the Triad contest, AROHO Foundation's 2009 Orlando Short Fiction Prize, and NCSU's 2010 Short-short Fiction contest).
Her novel, How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought, releases in spring 2013.
She is author of Teaching Julius Caesar: A Differentiated Approach, and is also co-author of The Compassionate Classroom: Lessons that Nurture Wisdom and Empathy and Teaching Romeo and Juliet: A Differentiated Approach. Her lessons are featured in Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9-12.
Lyn holds a BA in English and an MA in Education from Stanford University. She has taught English in public and independent schools and currently designs curriculum and trains teachers.
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How Wendy Redbird Dancing Survived the Dark Ages of Nought
At 16, Wendy Redbird Dancing is a weird girl with a Michael Jackson obsession. Uprooted every year by her mom, she can't call a place home.
Things look better with her mom's new boyfriend who gains her trust. But when he turns out to be not what he seems, Wendy must go underground. All seems lost when the King of Pop dies. That's when she hears his voice. Is he now the only one she can trust?
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