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Sharon Creech

Teoksen Kulje kaksi kuuta tekijä

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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 näytä lisää 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) näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

Kulje kaksi kuuta (1994) — Tekijä — 9,820 kappaletta
Love That Dog (2001) 5,999 kappaletta
The Wanderer (2000) 3,745 kappaletta
Rubiininotko (2002) 2,730 kappaletta
Chasing Redbird (1998) 2,213 kappaletta
Bloomability (1998) 2,092 kappaletta
Absolutely Normal Chaos (1990) 1,861 kappaletta
Hate That Cat (2008) 1,672 kappaletta
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup (2003) 1,602 kappaletta
Heartbeat (2004) 1,559 kappaletta
Replay (2005) 1,082 kappaletta
A Fine, Fine School (2001) 908 kappaletta
Pleasing the Ghost (1996) 795 kappaletta
The Castle Corona (2007) 639 kappaletta
Saving Winslow (2018) 505 kappaletta

Associated Works

Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy (2009) — Avustaja — 71 kappaletta
Acting Out (2008) — Avustaja — 67 kappaletta
911: The Book of Help (2002) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta
Guys Read: Heroes and Villains (2017) — Avustaja — 46 kappaletta

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YA: Girl searching for her mom, Name that Book (syyskuu 2018)


I really love this book, it has a very vague meaning and moral, but a very very heartwarming storyline :)
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trainsparrow | 20 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 29, 2024 |

A Middle-Grade book I read as an "assignment" by my editor for a manuscript I'm writing. From the writing perspective, it took a minute to understand the suggestion, but now I get it. It was also a nice read.

Walk Two Moons takes young Sal on a journey with her grandparents to retrace her vanished mother's steps from Bybanks, Kentucky, to Lewiston, Idaho. Given that I grew up 60 miles from Lewiston, Idaho, I thought how odd and fun. And it was.

Along the way, Sal explains to her grandparents an intertwined, underlying story of her friend Phoebe and her mother, who mysteriously also vanished. The circumstances are completely different for Phoebe, whose mother comes back with her eldest, adopted son in tow. On the other hand, Sal learns that her mother had passed away in Lewiston and was never coming home.

The book is a good life lesson for the 8-12-year-olds, written with a soft touch on the grown-up side and much realism on Sal's side. Any youngster, or oldster, would enjoy it.
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LyndaWolters1 | 308 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 3, 2024 |
Wow, a lot to deal with in the end. I found the language a bit distracting, all the chickabiddy and huzzah , etc. A somber story, dealing with several different ways of losing loved ones and navigating life
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cspiwak | 308 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 6, 2024 |
This is the humorous tale of Tillie and her school principal, Mr. Keene. Mr. Keene is so proud of the work the students at his school are doing that he decides to have students come to school on the weekends, then holidays, and all through the summer. The illustrations are filled with funny scenarios for readers to enjoy and the repetition in the dialogue and writing make it a fun story to read out loud. It is a good reminder for Mr. Keene, and readers, that sometimes too much of a good thing, turns out to be not so good in the end.… (lisätietoja)
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TravisJ | 37 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 29, 2024 |


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