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Middle school students learn about reading, writer and illustrating books.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Authors Dean and Shannon Hale read parts of their new book together.Reynolds Middle School students got a chance to hear about reading, writing and creating from three well-known authors last week.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Author Ryan North talks about what it's like working for comic book giant Marvel.

Writers Ryan North and Shannon and Dean Hale visited the school, talked with students and signed books.

Ryan North is the author of the graphic novel series "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl," published by Marvel Comics. Squirrel Girl has been praised for its comedy and the character is inspiring because she is smart and likeable.

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Authors Dean Hale and Ryan North check out  student illustrations.

Shannon and Dean Hale, who live in Utah, have written young adult fantasy books. Shannon Hale won a Newberry Award for her book "Princess Academy."