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Deborah Lytton

Biography

Deborah Lytton

Deborah Lytton is a writer and actress who grew up in front of the camera, beginning her career at age six when she was discovered by a Hollywood agent. Her acting credits include portraying "Melissa Anderson" on the hit daytime soap opera "Days of our Lives" and "Samantha Bates" in The Incredible Hulk, Antowuk Horror. Debby is also an attorney and mother of two daughters.

Debby's debut novel JANE IN BLOOM (Dutton Children's Books) was honored by the Missouri Association of School Librarians with Third Place in the Truman Awards (2011-2012) and was chosen by Chicago Public Library as one of the Best of the Best Books of 2009. JANE IN BLOOM was also selected by the Kansas National Education Association for the 2010 Kansas State Reading Circle Catalog, was nominated for the Kentucky Bluegrass Award (2011) and the Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Book Award (2011). Debby's first YA novel, SILENCE, is about finding hope in the midst of tragedy. The novel is told through alternating points of view. Forward Reviews listed SILENCE in Girl Power - 15 Inspirational YA Female Protagonists. SILENCE was also a nominee for the Florida Teens Read Program.

Debby's newest release is a middle grade series called RUBY STARR (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky) about a fifth grader who loves, completely and absolutely loves books!

Deborah Lytton

Books by Deborah Lytton

by Deborah Lytton - Children's, Children's 8-12, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Youth Fiction

Ruby Starr has always loved books. She loves them so much that she started a lunchtime book club called The Unicorns. But then one dark and stormy night (okay it was the morning of a sunny day) Charlotte, a new student comes to town. Charlotte wants to turn the book club into a drama club, and she's spending a lot of time with Ruby's best friend. Ruby's going to have to use her imagination and love of reading to solve this big problem before she loses her school friends and her book friends for good.