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Elaine Marie Alphin

Author of Ghost Cadet

22 Works 1,514 Members 49 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

Elain Marie Alphin was born in 1955 in San Francisco, California. She attended Rice University and upon graduation she received a Watson Research Fellowship, a grant given to graduating college seniors to fund independent study and travel outside the United States. She spent the next year in show more England, doing research for a novel she was writing about Richard III and his murder of his nephews. She turned her research into a novel for middle-grade readers entitled, Tournament of Time. Her other novels includeded Ghost Cadet, Picture Perfect, The Perfect Shot, and Simon Says. She won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery and was named a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers for the novel Counterfeit Son. She died on August 19, 2014 at age 58. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
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Works by Elaine Marie Alphin

Ghost Cadet (1991) 278 copies
Counterfeit Son (2000) 223 copies
Ghost Soldier (2001) 164 copies
The Perfect Shot (2005) 145 copies
A Bear for Miguel (1996) 109 copies
Simon Says (2002) 74 copies
Picture Perfect (1868) 66 copies
The Proving Ground (1992) 10 copies
Tournament of Time (1994) 9 copies
Irons (Household History) (1998) 7 copies
Telephones (2001) 2 copies
Time Travel Trap (2009) 1 copy
JELP (2008) 1 copy
Making the Leaves Talk (2008) 1 copy

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Birthdate
1955-10-30
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Places of residence
Bozeman, Montana, USA

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David Caplan Cover & interior designer
Jennifer Thermes Cartographer
Bob Crofut Cover artist

Statistics

Works
22
Members
1,514
Popularity
#16,987
Rating
3.9
Reviews
49
ISBNs
79
Favorited
1

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