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Todd Strasser

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Todd Strasser was born in New York City. While still a child, Strasser and his parents moved to Roslyn Heights, New York on Long Island. Strasser attended the I.U. Willets Elementary school and then the Wheatley School for junior high and high school. Strasser went to college at New York University vis mere for a few years, before dropping out. He lived on a commune, and then in Europe, where he was a street musician. While he was in Europe, Strasser wrote songs and poems in letters to his friends. He decided to try writing. Upon his return to the United States, Strasser enrolled at Beloit College where he studied literature and writing. After graduating, Strasser worked at the Middletown Times Herald-Record newspaper in Middletown, New York, and later at Compton Advertising in New York City. In 1978, he sold his first novel, Angel Dust Blues. Strasser used the money to start the Dr. Wing Tip Shoo fortune cookie company. For the next 12 years, Todd sold more fortune cookies than books. n 1990, Strasser moved to Westchester County, N.Y., where during the next few years, he wrote various movie novelizations, including Home Alone, Free Willy, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Jumanji. In 1993 he wrote Help! I'm Trapped in My Teacher's Body and since then has written 16 more Help! I'm Trapped... books, as well as several other series. All together, he has published more than 100 books. Strasser is alos a speaker at schools and conferences when he is not busy writing Strasser has won numerous awards in the course of his career, including the 1995 New York State Library Association Award for Outstanding Children's Literature for the Help! I'm Trapped Series, several State Literature Awards, the 1996 International Reading Association Children's Choice as well as the 1996 Children's Book Council Children's Choice for Give a Boy a Gun and the 1996 American Library Association Best Book for Teens. He won the 1997 American Library Association Notable Book for Abe Lincoln for Class President, the 1988 American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and was a 1988 Edgar Allan Poe nominee from the Mystery Writers of America. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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(eng) Todd Strasser also writes under the pen name Morton Rhue

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Værker af Todd Strasser

The Wave (1981) 2,343 eksemplarer
Give a Boy a Gun (1999) 745 eksemplarer
Boot Camp (2007) 643 eksemplarer
Episode I Journal: Anakin Skywalker (1999) 453 eksemplarer
Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker? (2006) 397 eksemplarer
Can't Get There from Here (2004) 381 eksemplarer
Is That a Sick Cat in Your Backpack? (2007) 378 eksemplarer
Fallout (2013) 336 eksemplarer
Wish You Were Dead (2009) 303 eksemplarer
Con-fidence (2002) 281 eksemplarer
Help! I'm Trapped in an Alien's Body (1998) 244 eksemplarer
If I Grow Up (2009) 204 eksemplarer
Too Scared to Sleep (2007) 196 eksemplarer
Blood on My Hands (2010) 174 eksemplarer
Jumanji (Novelization) (1995) 161 eksemplarer
No Place (2013) 135 eksemplarer
The Pagemaster (1994) 133 eksemplarer
How I Changed My Life (1995) 133 eksemplarer
Help! I'm Trapped in Santa's Body (1997) 126 eksemplarer
Home Alone (1990) 124 eksemplarer
Free Willy: A Novelization (1993) 114 eksemplarer
Kids' Book of Gross Facts & Feats (1998) 112 eksemplarer
The Diving Bell (1992) 105 eksemplarer
Too Dark to See (2008) 103 eksemplarer
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1705) 103 eksemplarer
Abe Lincoln for Class President (1996) 97 eksemplarer
The Beast of Cretacea (2015) 97 eksemplarer
Too Afraid To Scream (2008) 95 eksemplarer
Kill You Last (2011) 89 eksemplarer
Kidnap Kids (1998) 89 eksemplarer
Famous (2011) 84 eksemplarer
Y2K-9: The Dog Who Saved the World (1999) 73 eksemplarer
The Good Son (1993) 62 eksemplarer
Howl-a-Ween (1996) 59 eksemplarer
How I Created My Perfect Prom Date (1996) 56 eksemplarer
Price of Duty (2018) 56 eksemplarer
Close Call (1999) 53 eksemplarer
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) 52 eksemplarer
How I Spent My Last Night on Earth (1976) 52 eksemplarer
Rookie of the Year (1993) 50 eksemplarer
Walt Disney's Lady and the Tramp (1994) 50 eksemplarer
Free Willy 3: The rescue (1997) 49 eksemplarer
Addams Family Values (1993) — Forfatter — 49 eksemplarer
For Money and Love (2007) 49 eksemplarer
The Wave (Penguin Readers) (1753) 48 eksemplarer
Summer of '69 (2019) 47 eksemplarer
Shark Bite (1998) 45 eksemplarer
Hey Dad, Get a Life! (1996) 41 eksemplarer
Mutilated Monkey Meat (1997) 40 eksemplarer
Drift X: Slide or Die (2006) 38 eksemplarer
The Accident (1988) 33 eksemplarer
Here Comes Heavenly (1999) 32 eksemplarer
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts (1997) 31 eksemplarer
Stolen Kisses, Secrets, and Lies (2007) 29 eksemplarer
Beyond the Reef (1989) 28 eksemplarer
Shirt and Shoes Not Required (2011) 27 eksemplarer
Richie Rich (1994) 26 eksemplarer
Thief of Dreams (2003) 26 eksemplarer
Count Your Blessings (2007) 25 eksemplarer
Friends Till the End (1981) 23 eksemplarer
Home Alone 3 (1997) 22 eksemplarer
The Good War (2021) 20 eksemplarer
Grizzly Attack (1998) 20 eksemplarer
Battle Drift (2006) 18 eksemplarer
The Mall from Outer Space (1987) 17 eksemplarer
Sidewayz Glory (2006) 17 eksemplarer
Take Off (2004) 17 eksemplarer
Close Out (2004) 16 eksemplarer
Rock 'n' Roll Nights (1982) 15 eksemplarer
Super Mario Brothers (1993) 14 eksemplarer
Angel Dust Blues (1979) 13 eksemplarer
Buzzard's Feast (1999) 12 eksemplarer
Hocus Pocus (1993) 12 eksemplarer
Dance Magic (1999) 11 eksemplarer
Drive Me Crazy (Movie Tie In) (1999) 11 eksemplarer
Pastabilities (2000) 10 eksemplarer
Cut Back (2004) 10 eksemplarer
Chopped-Up Birdy's Feet (1997) 8 eksemplarer
Summer's End (1993) 8 eksemplarer
Summer's Promise (1993) 8 eksemplarer
Turn It Up (1984) 8 eksemplarer
Gator Prey (1999) 7 eksemplarer
The Beverly Hillbillies (1952) 6 eksemplarer
Man of the House (movie tie-in) (1995) 6 eksemplarer
Spell Danger (2000) 6 eksemplarer
Wordsworth and the Tasty Treat (1996) 5 eksemplarer
Dschihad Online (2016) 5 eksemplarer
The Boys in the Band (1996) 5 eksemplarer
Three Ninjas Kick Back (1994) 5 eksemplarer
Street Fighter (1994) 4 eksemplarer
Workin' for peanuts (1983) 3 eksemplarer
Wild Life (1987) 3 eksemplarer
Pink Cadillac (1989) 3 eksemplarer
Curtindo a Vida Adoidado (2016) 2 eksemplarer
A Very Touchy Subject (1985) 2 eksemplarer
Moving Target (1989) 2 eksemplarer
Freaked (1993) 2 eksemplarer
Playing for Love (1996) 2 eksemplarer
Tribu de l'asphalte (2012) 1 eksemplar
The Wave [abridged] (2018) 1 eksemplar
American Hero 1 eksemplar
On The Bridge (2014) 1 eksemplar
LA OLA (2022) 1 eksemplar
La bomba 1 eksemplar
American terrorist (2016) 1 eksemplar
The Flintstones (Movie Tie-In) (1994) 1 eksemplar
Libertem Willy 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Jumanji (1981) — Redaktør — 3,135 eksemplarer
Who Done It? (2013) — Bidragyder — 136 eksemplarer
Visions: 19 Short Stories (1987) — Bidragyder — 72 eksemplarer
Ultimate Sports (1995) — Bidragyder — 66 eksemplarer
Connections (1989) — Bidragyder — 44 eksemplarer

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Juridisk navn
Strasser, Todd
Andre navne
Rhue, Morton
Rhue, T. S.
Fødselsdato
1950-05-05
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
New York, New York, USA
Bopæl
Westchester, New York, USA
Montauk, New York, USA
Uddannelse
Beloit College (BA|1974)
New York University
Erhverv
journalist
copy writer
novelist
Oplysning om flertydighed
Todd Strasser also writes under the pen name Morton Rhue

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ISBN
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