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Joan Bauer

Author of Hope Was Here

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Joan Bauer is the author of numerous books for young readers including Soar; Rules of the Road, which received the L.A. Times Book Prize; Hope Was Here, which won a Newbery Honor Medal and the Christopher Award; and Close to Famous, which won the Christopher Award and the Schneider Family Book Award. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Hope Was Here… (more)
Hope Was Here 2,593 copies, 64 reviews
Rules of the Road 1,240 copies, 27 reviews
Peeled 718 copies, 44 reviews
Close to Famous 635 copies, 48 reviews
Almost Home 627 copies, 28 reviews
Thwonk 597 copies, 11 reviews
Squashed 523 copies, 13 reviews
Stand Tall 502 copies, 8 reviews
Backwater 442 copies, 16 reviews
Best Foot Forward 427 copies, 12 reviews
Soar 343 copies, 14 reviews
Sticks 204 copies, 1 review
Tell Me 165 copies, 1 review
Raising Lumie 38 copies, 1 review
Shelf Life: Stories by the Book (Contributor) 290 copies, 4 reviews
On the Fringe: Stories (Contributor) 175 copies, 3 reviews
What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias (Contributor) 88 copies, 1 review
Love & Sex (Contributor) 68 copies, 3 reviews
Dreams and Visions: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy (Contributor) 50 copies, 1 review
911: The Book of Help (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review
Trapped!: Cages of Mind and Body (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
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