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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 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)
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Walk Two Moons 8,321 copies, 296 reviews
Love That Dog 4,981 copies, 327 reviews
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Ruby Holler 2,328 copies, 52 reviews
Chasing Redbird 1,949 copies, 29 reviews
Bloomability 1,841 copies, 37 reviews
Absolutely Normal Chaos 1,617 copies, 27 reviews
Hate That Cat 1,424 copies, 78 reviews
Heartbeat 1,407 copies, 76 reviews
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup 1,319 copies, 30 reviews
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A Fine, Fine School 714 copies, 34 reviews
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The Castle Corona 549 copies, 18 reviews
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Acting Out (Contributor) 64 copies, 3 reviews
911: The Book of Help (Contributor) 44 copies, 1 review
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