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MEET THE AUTHOR
R. L Stine
R. L. Stine is the widely successful author of Goosebumps books, a horror series for young readers. Stine has been writing for young audiences his entire career, including for Junior Scholastic Magazine and the Nickelodeon children's show Eureeka's Castle. in 1989 he began publishing his Fear Street series, and in 1992 launched the Goosebumps series.
Goosebumps, with titles like Brain Juice, My Hairiest Adventure and It Came from Beneath the Sink was an international success and was turned into a syndicated TV series in 1995.
Like J K Rowling, Stine has been credited with encouraging young readers, while at the same time weathering criticism for writing stories based on the occult. According to some reports, Stine's books have sold more than 220 million copies. Stine started writing when he was 9 years old.=s
R. L. Stine was born October 8, 1943. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jane and son Matt.
September is Hispanic Heritage Month
Banned Books Week 2017: Sept. 24 - Sept. 30. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. For this year's celebration, the coalition of organizations that sponsors Banned Books Week will emphasize the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees our inherent right to read.