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Cassie Beasley

Biography

Cassie Beasley

Cassie Beasley has always lived in a house in the woods in rural Georgia. The house is full of books, family-type people who read books, and animals that eat books. So it’s not surprising that Cassie started writing them herself. On most days, she can be found on the family farm, where the trees in the pecan orchard provide three things critical to her writing process: snacks, shade and no Wi-Fi. 
 
Her sister, Kate Beasley, also writes children’s books. Cassie thinks this is the most convenient and wonderful thing ever. Sisters can’t disown you when you wake them up with a plot emergency at two o’clock in the morning. 
 
Cassie earned her Bachelor’s degree at Georgia Southern University, where she majored in Writing & Linguistics (but mostly the writing part) and graduated summa cum laude. She went on to pursue her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. 

Cassie Beasley

Books by Cassie Beasley

by Cassie Beasley - Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Friendship

When the red moon rises over the heart of the Okefenokee swamp, legend says that the mysterious golden gator Munch will grant good luck to the poor soul foolish enough to face him. But in 1817, when TWO fools reach him at the same time, the night’s fate is split. With disastrous consequences for both...and their descendants. Now, Tumble Wilson and Blue Montgomery are determined to fix their ancestors’ mistakes and banish the bad luck that’s followed them around for all of their lives. They’re going to face Munch the gator themselves, and they’re going to reclaim their destinies.

by Cassie Beasley - Children's, Fantasy

Micah believes in the stories his dying Grandpa Ephraim tells him of the magical Circus Mirandus: the invisible tiger guarding the gates, the beautiful flying birdwoman and the magician more powerful than any other ---- the Man Who Bends Light. Finally, Grandpa Ephraim offers proof. The Circus is real. And the Lightbender owes Ephraim a miracle. With his friend Jenny Mendoza in tow, Micah sets out to find the Circus and the man he believes will save his grandfather.