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Jane Kurtz

Author of Johnny Appleseed

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Jane Kurtz moved with her family to Ethiopia when she was two years old and spent most of her childhood there. Drawing on vivid memories and extensive research, she has written both fiction and nonfiction books set in Ethiopia. Many of her books have won awards -- including her first middle-grade novel, The Storyteller's Beads, and her most recent picture book, River Friendly, River Wild. In addition to her own writing, Ms. Kurtz enjoys teaching and talking about writing She speaks at schools and conferences Since 1997, Ms. Kurtz has traveled back to Ethiopia and East Africa several times, and she hopes to continue to do so regularly. When not traveling, she lives in Kansas with her husband
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Johnny Appleseed 980 copies, 17 reviews
Lanie (American Girl Today) 327 copies, 2 reviews
Fire on the Mountain 239 copies, 2 reviews
The Storyteller's Beads 234 copies, 2 reviews
Do Kangaroos Wear Seat Belts? 219 copies, 12 reviews
Faraway Home 123 copies, 7 reviews
River Friendly, River Wild 108 copies, 8 reviews
Water Hole Waiting 104 copies, 2 reviews
In the Small, Small Night 61 copies, 10 reviews
Trouble 59 copies, 2 reviews
Miro in the Kingdom of the Sun 43 copies, 2 reviews
Jakarta Missing 41 copies
Anna Was Here 41 copies
Memories of Sun: Stories of Africa and America (Editor; Contributor) 39 copies, 1 review
Only a Pigeon 38 copies
Pulling the Lion's Tail 36 copies, 4 reviews
Bicycle Madness 27 copies
Chickens on the Loose 24 copies, 9 reviews
Planet Jupiter 21 copies
Almaz and the Lion 9 copies, 1 review
Period Pieces: Stories for Girls (Contributor) 15 copies, 2 reviews

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