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Joy Goddard


Joy Goddard

Joy Goddard is a Canadian novelist who primarily writes books in the young adult genre. She creates characters who feel real and uses themes that are important to teens like bullying, peer pressure and mental health. Her books are incredibly well rated on Goodreads, a site where readers read and write reviews about books. Readers love her work and identify with the issues the characters are facing. 

Joy is a Canada Book Award Winner for her book The Keepers and for Moonshadow, books she co-wrote with her husband Daniel Pike. Joy is a former journalist and splits her time between Guelph and Prince Edward County. She is a retired teacher. Her experience in the teaching field has heavily influenced her work and helped her create such realistic characters

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