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Sharon Creech

Forfatter af Walk Two Moons

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Sharon Creech was on born July 29, 1945 in South Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. She was in college when she took literature and writing courses and became intrigued by story-telling. Later, she was a teacher (high school English and writing) in England and in Switzerland. Her novel Walk Two vis mere Moons received in 1995 Newbery Medal; The Wanderer was a 2001 Newbery Honor book and Ruby Holler received the 2002 Carnegie Medal. In 2007, Heartbeat was a finalist in the Junior Division (4th to 6th grades) of the Young Reader's Choice Awards, sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association. She has written over 15 fiction novels for young readers. She is married to Lyle Rigg, who is the headmaster of The Pennington School in Pennington, New Jersey, and have two grown children, Rob and Karin. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Sharon Creech

Walk Two Moons (1994) — Forfatter — 9,443 eksemplarer
Love That Dog (2001) 5,823 eksemplarer
The Wanderer (2000) 3,645 eksemplarer
Ruby Holler (2002) 2,638 eksemplarer
Chasing Redbird (1998) 2,155 eksemplarer
Bloomability (1998) 2,047 eksemplarer
Absolutely Normal Chaos (1990) 1,805 eksemplarer
Hate That Cat (2008) 1,629 eksemplarer
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup (2003) 1,562 eksemplarer
Heartbeat (2004) 1,524 eksemplarer
Replay (2005) 1,046 eksemplarer
A Fine, Fine School (2001) 879 eksemplarer
Pleasing the Ghost (1996) 784 eksemplarer
The Castle Corona (2007) 613 eksemplarer
Saving Winslow (2018) 476 eksemplarer

Associated Works

Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy (2009) — Bidragyder — 69 eksemplarer
Acting Out (2008) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
911: The Book of Help (2002) — Bidragyder — 45 eksemplarer
Guys Read: Heroes and Villains (2017) — Bidragyder — 45 eksemplarer

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YA: Girl searching for her mom i Name that Book (september 2018)


Nobody warned us but the dog is dead in this book.
FamiliesUnitedLL | 333 andre anmeldelser | Nov 17, 2023 |
#1339 in our old book database. Rated: Good. #260 for Adele. Rated: Good.
villemezbrown | 302 andre anmeldelser | Nov 10, 2023 |
Brother and sister Dallas and Florida are the "trouble twins." In their short thirteen years, they've passed through countless foster homes, only to return to their dreary orphanage, Boxton Creek Home.

Run by the Trepids, a greedy and strict couple, Boxton Creek seems impossible to escape. When Mr. Trepid informs the twins that they'll be helping old Tiller and Sairy Morey go on separate adventures, Dallas and Florida are suspicious.

As the twins adjust to the natural beauty of the outdoors, help the Tillers prepare for their adventures, and foil a robbery, their ultimate search for freedom leads them home to Ruby Holler.… (mere)
PlumfieldCH | 54 andre anmeldelser | Sep 22, 2023 |
This is a story in poems of a boy who hates poetry working through his poetry assignments and coming to love some poetry. This sounds way less interesting than the story is for through his poems he also asks a favorite poet to come visit his school and he does! He also tells through several stories about the dog he had and loved and who died. I would put the reading as good for probably 3rd to 5th or even 6th grade. It would be a good option for a reluctant poet since the main character is also a reluctant poet.… (mere)
BudgieSansWings | 333 andre anmeldelser | Jul 6, 2023 |


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