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Suzanne Weyn (born July 7, 1955, Long Island, New York) is an American author. She primarily writes children's and young adult science fiction and fantasy novels.[1] and has written over fifty novels and short stories. She is best known for The Bar Code Tattoo, The Bar Code Rebellion and The Bar Code Prophecy. The Bar Code Tattoo has been translated into German, and in 2007 was nominated for the Jugendliteraturpreis for youth literature given by the German government.[2] It was a 2007 Nevada Library nominee for Young Adult literature and American Library Association 2005 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers.

Suzanne Weyn
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Born (1955-07-06) July 6, 1955 (age 64)
Flushing, Queens, United States
OccupationNovelist, editor
GenreFantasy, Science fiction, Romantic comedy, Children's literature, Young adult fiction
Notable worksThe Bar Code Tattoo, The Bar Code Rebellion, The Bar Code Prophecy, Reincarnation


Weyn spent her childhood in New York State and graduated from Nassau Community College and Binghamton University. Following college, Weyn worked as an editor of teen magazines, at Starlog Press, and at Scholastic Inc. before starting her writing career. She has been both an editor, project manager, and an author at Scholastic, Inc. Suzanne Weyn has taught expository, children's, and business writing at New York University. She continues to write and currently also teaches writing at City College of New York and Medgar Evers College. She has a Masters of Science in teaching adolescents from Pace University.

Books and novelsEdit

The Bar Code Tattoo TrilogyEdit

The Haunted Museum SeriesEdit


  1. ^ Author website
  2. ^ Scholastic Publishers: Author biography Archived February 8, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 22, 2010. Retrieved November 17, 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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