Paul Acampora

Paul Acampora writes novels and short stories for young readers. Kids, parents and critics praise his work for its laugh-out-loud humor, rollicking dialogue, and heartfelt characters. His books include Defining Dulcie (Dial 2006), Rachel Spinelli Punched Me in the Face (Roaring Brook 2011), I Kill the Mockingbird (Roaring Brook 2013), and his newest novel, How to Avoid Extinction (Scholastic 2016), which is a comedy adventure about road-trips, run-away grandma’s, dinosaur bones, and more. Paul is a popular writing workshop leader for schools, libraries, and conferences. He and his family live in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Find more about Paul at Twitter (@paulacampora) or at


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ISBN: 9780545899062
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 27th, 2016

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ISBN: 9781596437425
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 20th, 2014

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ISBN: 9781250016690
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Published: Square Fish - February 19th, 2013

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