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Patricia Hermes (1936–2018)

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Patricia Hermes was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 21, 1936. She graduated from St. John's University in 1957 with degrees in speech and English. She briefly taught English and social studies in middle school before taking time off to raise her children. When she returned to teaching, but vis mere decided to pursue a professional writing career after taking a class in writing nonfiction for adults. Her articles appeared in national parenting magazines as well as an Op-Ed piece for the New York Times, which caught the attention of a literary agent. The agent suggested she write for young readers. In 1980, her first book, What If They Knew?, was published. Since then she has written over fifty books for children and young adults including Nobody's Fault?, The Cousins Club series, the Emma Dilemma series, and six historical novels in the Scholastic Dear America/My America series. She received numerous awards including the Smithsonian Notable Book Award, the C. S. Lewis Honor Award, the American Library Association Best Book Award, and the award for the New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Years. She died on July 11, 2018 at the age of 82. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Our Strange New Land (2000) 846 eksemplarer
Westward to Home (2001) 657 eksemplarer
The Starving Time (2001) 609 eksemplarer
Season of Promise (2002) 262 eksemplarer
A Perfect Place (2002) 239 eksemplarer
Koda (2009) 197 eksemplarer
You Shouldn't Have to Say Good-Bye (1982) 153 eksemplarer
The Wild Year (2003) 144 eksemplarer
Christmas Magic (1996) 129 eksemplarer
Kevin Corbett Eats Flies (1986) 105 eksemplarer
Black Cloud (2012) 103 eksemplarer
Mama, Let's Dance (1991) 103 eksemplarer
My Girl 2: A Novel (1994) — Adapter — 80 eksemplarer
My Secret Valentine (1997) 75 eksemplarer
Someone to Count On (1993) 75 eksemplarer
What If They Knew (1980) 69 eksemplarer
Nobody's fault? (1981) 64 eksemplarer
Salem Witch (2006) 54 eksemplarer
Hoppy Easter (1998) 51 eksemplarer
Emma Dilemma and the New Nanny (2006) 46 eksemplarer
Heads, I Win (1900) 44 eksemplarer
Turkey Trouble (1996) 43 eksemplarer
Friends Are Like That (1984) 38 eksemplarer
Something Scary (1996) 37 eksemplarer
The Brothers' War (2005) 27 eksemplarer
Emma Dilemma and the Two Nannies (2007) 24 eksemplarer
I Hate Being Gifted (1990) 23 eksemplarer
Emma Dilemma and the Soccer Nanny (2008) 19 eksemplarer
Calling Me Home (1998) 18 eksemplarer
Zeus and Roxanne (1997) 17 eksemplarer
A Place for Jeremy (1987) 16 eksemplarer
Sweet By and By (2002) 16 eksemplarer
Cheat the Moon (1998) 15 eksemplarer
Summer Secrets (2004) 14 eksemplarer
On Winter's Wind (1995) 14 eksemplarer
Emma Dilemma and the Camping Nanny (2009) 13 eksemplarer
Take Care of My Girl (1992) 8 eksemplarer
A Solitary Secret (1985) 7 eksemplarer
Everything Stinks (1995) 5 eksemplarer
Who Will Take Care of Me? (1983) 5 eksemplarer
Be Still My Heart (1989) 3 eksemplarer
I'll Pulverize You, William (1994) 2 eksemplarer

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I read this book to my kids. It was a good way to teach them some history without them knowing it. We enjoyed the story.
 
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This tale of family, loss and facing adversity is simply yet elegantly told. I found myself emersed in the story enjoying the flow and the craftmanship of the author.
 
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