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Tuesday, 24 May 2022

I’m excited to offer this fun worksheet for designing your own amulet! Break out the colored pencils, crayons, markers, glitter, whatever, and get creative. Download it here! Bonus: Post your design on Instagram or Twitter and tag me (@tracybaduawrites on Instagram and @tracybwrites on Twitter), and I’ll feature your work! Freddie finds a thick gold […]

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If you’re looking for signed copies, bookplates, or bookmarks of FREDDIE VS. THE FAMILY CURSE, check out these stores! Barnes & Noble Irvine Spectrum, 728 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618 Barnes & Noble in Mission Valley Hazard Center, 7610 Hazard Center Dr #315, San Diego, CA 92108 Barnes & Noble at The Grove, 189 The Grove Dr, Los […]

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Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Thank you to everyone who came out to my FREDDIE VS. THE FAMILY CURSE launch at Mysterious Galaxy or joined in virtually via Crowdcast! I can’t tell you enough how much it means to me to have your support, and I hope you left with full hearts, extra Red Ribbon mamon, and of course, a […]

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Tuesday, 26 April 2022

We’re one week away from the publication of FREDDIE VS. THE FAMILY CURSE! Let’s celebrate with this FREE downloadable word search! I love puzzles like this, and I have wonderful memories of my grandmother going word search book after word search book. Have fun! Download the word search Download the answer key

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I hope you’ll join me for the in-store and virtual hybrid launch of my first published book, FREDDIE VS. THE FAMILY CURSE! Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 6 pm PT, at Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore (3555 Rosecrans St Suite 107, San Diego, CA 92110). I’ll be discussing very important topics like making up magic systems and […]

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Friday, 11 March 2022

I’m thrilled to announce a fundraising campaign to get Freddie vs. The Family Curse into the hands of sixth graders at Itliong-Vera Cruz Middle School (IVCMS) in Union City, California, the first US school to be named after Filipino Americans (California labor leaders Larry Itliong and Philip Vera Cruz). I’ll be partnering with a local independent bookstore to make […]

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Monday, 13 December 2021

Check out my very first author newsletter here! Didn’t see this in your inbox? Click here to sign up for my mailing list so you don’t miss a thing!

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Saturday, 11 September 2021

I’m honored to be a 2021 Pitch Wars mentor for middle grade!  Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each, read their entire manuscript, and offer suggestions on how to make the manuscript shine for an agent showcase. The mentor also helps edit their mentee’s pitch […]

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Tracy Badua

Tracy Badua is a Filipino American author of books full of humor, magic, and young people with sunny hearts in a sometimes stormy world.

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