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David Lubar (born March 16, 1954) is an author of numerous books for teens. He is also a video game programmer, who programmed Super Breakout for the Game Boy and Frogger for both the SNES and Game Boy. He designed Frogger 2: Swampy's Revenge for the Nintendo Game Boy Color.
Lubar was born and raised in Morristown, New Jersey. As a boy he frequented the school library where his mother worked, as well as the town library and county library. He attended Rutgers University and received a degree in philosophy. After graduating, he tried to write full-time, but a low income forced him to pursue more lucrative options. David married his wife around this time in 1977. He began writing for Creative Computing in 1980.