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Molly Bang was born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1943. After college, Bang taught English in Japan. She returned to the U.S and earned her graduate degree in East Asian Languages and Literatures, then worked in India, Bangladesh, and West Africa for Johns Hopkins, Unicef and Harvard. Her first books were translations of folktales, which she also illustrated. Bang has received many awards and honors, including the prestigious Caldecott Honor Book Award three times, for The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, Ten, Nine, Eight and When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry. She won the Giverny Award for Best Science Picture Book for Common Ground in 1998. Ten, Nine, Eight also won the ALA Notable Children's Book and When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry, won the Charlotte Zolotow Award. It was also an ALA Notable Book and a Jane Addams Children's Honor Book Her titles include Nobody Particular: One Woman's Fight to Save the Bays, Tiger's Fall, Little Rat Sets Sail, My Light, and Picture This: Perception and Composition. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Ten, Nine, Eight 1,951 copies, 108 reviews
The Paper Crane 927 copies, 41 reviews
Picture This: How Pictures Work 543 copies, 21 reviews
My Light 255 copies, 26 reviews
Yellow Ball 239 copies, 4 reviews
Goose 213 copies, 20 reviews
All of Me!: A Book of Thanks 147 copies, 26 reviews
Dawn 128 copies, 15 reviews
When Sophie Thinks She Can't... 120 copies, 19 reviews
The Day Leo Said I Hate You! (Illustrator) 190 copies, 82 reviews
Harley (Illustrator) 131 copies, 1 review
Little Rat Makes Music (Illustrator) 95 copies, 14 reviews
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