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Frances O'Roark Dowell

Author of Shooting the Moon

Includes the names: O'Roark Dowell, Frances O'Roark Dowel, Frances O'Roark Dowell

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Frances O'Roark Dowell was born on a military post in Berlin, Germany on May 30, 1964. She received a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the University of Massachusetts. She has written numerous books including Where I'd Like to Be, The Secret Language of Girls, The Kind of Friends We Used to Be, Chicken Boy, and Falling In. She also writes the Phineas L. MacGuire series. She has received numerous awards for her work including Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel for Dovey Coe in 2001, the William Allen White Award for Dovey Coe in 2003, and the Christopher Medal for Shooting the Moon. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Shooting the Moon… (more)
Shooting the Moon 1,189 copies, 26 reviews
The Kind of Friends We Used to Be 793 copies, 17 reviews
The Secret Language of Girls 743 copies, 10 reviews
Dovey Coe 596 copies, 15 reviews
Where I'd Like To Be 523 copies, 10 reviews
Chicken Boy 463 copies, 12 reviews
Falling In 305 copies, 21 reviews
Ten Miles Past Normal 299 copies, 29 reviews
The Second Life of Abigail Walker 199 copies, 9 reviews
Trouble the Water 51 copies, 2 reviews
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