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Julia Keller

Biography

Julia Keller

Julia Keller, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and former cultural critic at the Chicago Tribune, is the author of many books for adults and young readers, including A KILLING IN THE HILLS, the first book in the Bell Elkins series and winner of the Barry Award for Best First Novel (2013); BACK HOME; and THE DARK INTERCEPT. Keller has a Ph.D. in English literature from Ohio State and was awarded Harvard University’s Nieman Fellowship. She was born in West Virginia and lives in Ohio.

Julia Keller

Books by Julia Keller

by Julia Keller - Young Adult 10+, Youth Fiction

BACK HOME is the story of 13-year-old Rachel Ann "Brownie" Browning, whose family faces a tragic loss. Her father has just returned from the war in Iraq. He has suffered a traumatic brain injury --- and is no longer the father she knew.