Alex Flinn Biography

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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Alex Flinn

"I write for teens because I never finished being one," commented author Alex Flinn in an interview with a contributor for Embracing the Child. Flinn also noted on her author Web site, "In my mind, I am still thirteen-years-old, running laps on the athletic field, wearing this really baggy white gymsuit. I'm continually amazed at the idea that I have a checking account and a mortgage." Despite their author's outlook, Flinn's young adult titles are anything but nostalgic looks back at childhood. Instead, she has produced two highly praised and edgy novels for young adults. Breathing Underwater is about an abusive relationship and dating violence and the other, Breaking Point, focuses on school violence and peer pressure. Interestingly, both books are told from the point of view of a young male. As Flinn told Embracing the Child, "I mostly just listen to the voices in my head and...

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