Rebecca Behrens books
Rebecca Behrens books
Rebecca Behrens books

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Short bio

Rebecca Behrens is the author of award-winning, adventurous MG historical and realistic fiction: When Audrey Met AliceSummer of Lost and FoundThe Last Grand AdventureThe Disaster Days, and Alone in the Woods. Visit her online at to learn more.

Long bio

Rebecca Behrens is the award-winning author of five critically acclaimed middle-grade novels: When Audrey Met AliceSummer of Lost and Found, and The Last Grand Adventure all explore famous historical figures and fascinating places, and The Disaster Days and Alone in the Woods are thrillingly realistic survival stories. Her books have been honored as Junior Library Guild selections, a Bank Street Best Children’s Book, a WILLA Literary Award Finalist, and an ILA Teachers’ Choices selection. Rebecca grew up in Wisconsin, studied in Chicago, and now lives with her husband in New York City. You can visit her online at

Middle-Grade Novels

Alone in the Woods: A thrilling survival story about two former best friends forced to work together to stay alive after getting dangerously lost in a remote national forest. (Sourcebooks Young Readers, 2020)

The Disaster DaysHatchet meets The Babysitters Club in this epic and thrilling survival story about pushing oneself to the limit in the face of a crisis. (Sourcebooks Young Readers, 2019)

The Last Grand Adventure: Bea finds herself on a unique road trip to search for her grandmother Pidge’s long-lost sister—the legendary Amelia Earhart—in this heartfelt historical adventure. (S&S/Aladdin, 2018)

Summer of Lost and Found: As Nell and Ambrose spend summer days searching for clues about the Lost Colony of Roanoke, someone—or something—is keeping watch over their quest for answers. (S&S/Aladdin, 2016)

When Audrey Met Alice: When First Daughter Audrey finds Alice Roosevelt’s diary, she’s inspired to create her own White House hijinks—leading to a lot of fun . . . and trouble. (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky, 2014)

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