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Anne Mazer

Forfatter af The Salamander Room

62+ Værker 7,952 Medlemmer 62 Anmeldelser 2 Favorited

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Anne Mazer was born in New York in 1953 to novelists, Harry Mazer and Norma Fox Mazer. She began reading at an early age and knew the trials and frustrations of being a writer. Instead of following in the family business, she went to college and concentrated on art as well as French, moving around vis mere to several colleges and living in New York, Boston and France. After the birth of her first child, Mazer began writing picture books and found her craft. She has since written over 35 books for children ranging from picture books to novels for young adults. Her titles include: All that Glitters Isn't Gold, A Childhood Remembered, and Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Omfatter også følgende navne: An Mazr, Ann Mazer, Ann Mazer, Mazer Anne

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Værker af Anne Mazer

The Salamander Room (1991) 1,839 eksemplarer, 22 anmeldelser
Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining (2000) 682 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
The Declaration of Independence (2000) 527 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Reach for the Stars (2000) 394 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Spilling Ink: A Young Writer's Handbook (2010) 350 eksemplarer, 8 anmeldelser
The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword (2001) 287 eksemplarer
Have Wheels, Will Travel (2001) 277 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Trouble With Violet (Sister Magic, No. 1) (2007) — Forfatter — 266 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Look Before You Leap (2001) 239 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories (1993) — Redaktør — 227 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Two Heads Are Better Than One (2002) 202 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The More, The Merrier (2002) 195 eksemplarer
It's Music to My Ears (2005) 175 eksemplarer
Out of Sight, Out of Mind (2002) 167 eksemplarer
Everything New Under the Sun (2003) 157 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Too Close for Comfort (2003) 150 eksemplarer
Knowledge Is Power (2004) 149 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Best Is Yet to Come (2004) 138 eksemplarer
Good Things Come in Small Packages (2003) 137 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Some Things Never Change (2004) 119 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Now You See It, Now You Don't (2005) 116 eksemplarer
That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles (2005) 100 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians (Junior Novelization) (1996) 90 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Home Is Where the Heart Is (2006) 84 eksemplarer
The No-Nothings and Their Baby (2000) 57 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
All That Glitters Isn't Gold (2009) 56 eksemplarer
Mabel On The Move (Sister Magic, No. 6) (2009) 48 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
What Goes Up Must Come Down (2008) 47 eksemplarer
The Yellow Button (1990) 41 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Going Where I'm Coming from: Memoirs of American Youth (1994) — Redaktør — 37 eksemplarer
A Walk in My World: International Short Stories About Youth (1998) — Redaktør — 36 eksemplarer
Sealed with a Kiss (2009) 33 eksemplarer
The Oxboy (1993) 23 eksemplarer
A Sliver of Glass and Other Uncommon Tales (1996) 21 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Fixits (1999) 20 eksemplarer
Moose Street (1992) 20 eksemplarer
Working Days: Short Stories About Teenagers at Work (1997) — Redaktør; Bidragyder — 19 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
THE AMAZING DAYS OF ABBY HAYES (2000) 15 eksemplarer
The Accidental Witch (1995) 14 eksemplarer
Watch Me (1990) 11 eksemplarer
Il y a du nouveau dans l''air (2006) 3 eksemplarer
Gordy: A Novel (1995) 2 eksemplarer
Abby H. ou la vie en mauve (2005) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares: Tales to Make You Scream (1995) — Bidragyder — 202 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Stay True: Short Stories for Strong Girls (1998) — Bidragyder — 111 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Can You Keep a Secret? (2007) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
Bruce Coville's Shapeshifters (1999) — Bidragyder — 16 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Bruce Coville's Strange Worlds (2000) — Bidragyder — 13 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1953
Køn
female
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Schenectady, New York, USA
Uddannelse
Syracuse University
Sorbonne
Erhverv
children's book author
young adult writer
short story writer
editor
Relationer
Mazer, Norma Fox (mother)
Mazer, Harry (father)
Organisationer
Colgate University
Kort biografi
Anne Mazer is the oldest of four children of the novelists Norma Fox Mazer and Harry Mazer. She had a childhood full of books and said that she loved reading so much she would often sneak out of high school to go to the library. After high school, she went on to study art at Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. She also studied French language and literature at the Sorbonne in Paris, where she lived for three years. Her first published work, Watch Me, was a critically acclaimed picture book for children. Moose Street, published two years later, was a Booklist Editor's Choice for Best Book of 1992. Among her numerous other books, The Salamander Room (1994) is considered a classic, though Anne Mazer is probably best known as the author of The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes series. Her short stories have been included in anthologies, and she herself has edited four anthologies for teenage readers, several of which have been named New York Public Library Best Books for Teens. In 2010, she co-authored with Ellen Potter the book Spilling Ink: A Handbook for Young Writers. She is an artist-in-residence at Colgate University.

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Imaginative with fun illustrations.
 
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sloth852 | 21 andre anmeldelser | Jan 8, 2024 |
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword was my first Abby Hayes book, and let me tell ya I used to be addicted to these guys! I would find them at the local library and binge these babies until I had them memorized! I recently found a copy of these at a local charity book sale so I grabbed one to do a quick review!

This book is most likely going to be for the middle grade girl demographic, but middle graders will love it regardless. Abby Hayes is always working hard, and she wants to prove her independence in this book. Books like these are great little adventures and show perserverance of a girl who wants to meet a goal!… (mere)
 
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Briars_Reviews | Aug 4, 2023 |
_America Street_'s stories depict adolescents from various American subcultures. This anthology is great if you are looking for short, accessible texts with which to frame a discussion of culture in your English class. There are a few stories, however, such as "Business at 11" where the culture represented is a little more ambiguous.
 
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jonbrammer | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jul 1, 2023 |

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Værker
62
Also by
5
Medlemmer
7,952
Popularitet
#3,050
Vurdering
½ 3.7
Anmeldelser
62
ISBN
274
Sprog
4
Udvalgt
2

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