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Alison McGhee

Author of Bink & Gollie

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Alison McGhee lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the recipient of a Loft-McKnight Fellowship, a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship, a 1995 Editor's Fiction Prize from Snake nation, and a Pushcart Prize honorable mention. Her title Bink and Gollie, Two for One with Kate DiCamillo made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012. (Publisher Provided) Alison McGhee was born on July 8, 1960 and attended Middlebury College in Vermont. Her first book, Rainlight, won the Great Lakes College Association National Fiction Award and the Minnesota Book Award in 1999. She writes books for all ages including picture books like Countdown to Kindergarten and Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth, young adult books like Snap and All Rivers Flow to the Sea, and adult books like Shadow Baby and Was It Beautiful?. Her other awards include four Minnesota Book Awards, the GLCA National Fiction Award, Friends of the American Library Award, Gold Oppenheimer Toy Portfolio Award, ALA Best Books for Children, and Parents' Choice Award, and a City Pages Artist of the Year award. She is currently an associate professor of creative writing at Metropolitan State University. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Countdown to Kindergarten… (more)
Bink & Gollie 918 copies, 80 reviews
Countdown to Kindergarten 843 copies, 15 reviews
Someday 670 copies, 18 reviews
A Very Brave Witch 420 copies, 11 reviews
Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth 416 copies, 11 reviews
Bink & Gollie: Two for One 369 copies, 16 reviews
Shadow Baby 349 copies, 10 reviews
Maybe a Fox 305 copies, 25 reviews
Only a Witch Can Fly 180 copies, 15 reviews
All Rivers Flow to the Sea 170 copies, 6 reviews
Firefly Hollow 136 copies, 4 reviews
What I Leave Behind 120 copies, 9 reviews
Little Boy 119 copies, 12 reviews
Tell Me a Tattoo Story 118 copies, 12 reviews
Making a Friend 107 copies, 8 reviews
Always 104 copies, 9 reviews
The Case of the Missing Donut 96 copies, 4 reviews
Falling Boy 92 copies, 3 reviews
Snap 90 copies, 4 reviews
So Many Days 85 copies, 5 reviews
Dear Sister 73 copies, 6 reviews
Was It Beautiful? 69 copies, 2 reviews
Rainlight 62 copies
Never Coming Back 59 copies, 8 reviews
Bye-bye, Crib 58 copies, 14 reviews
Pablo and Birdy 55 copies, 1 review
The Sweetest Witch Around 54 copies, 2 reviews
Star Bright: A Christmas Story 34 copies, 2 reviews
World So Wide 31 copies, 4 reviews
Song of Middle C 30 copies, 4 reviews
Percy, Dog of Destiny 23 copies, 3 reviews
The Opposite of Fate 21 copies, 1 review
Where We Are 9 copies
Dear Brother 6 copies
Baby Be 1 copy
Half-Minute Horrors (Contributor) 270 copies, 21 reviews

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