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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
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Bink & Gollie 807 copies, 75 reviews
Countdown to Kindergarten 672 copies, 15 reviews
Someday 586 copies, 18 reviews
A Very Brave Witch 362 copies, 11 reviews
Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth 343 copies, 11 reviews
Shadow Baby 336 copies, 10 reviews
Bink & Gollie: Two for One 313 copies, 16 reviews
Maybe a Fox 240 copies, 24 reviews
All Rivers Flow to the Sea 167 copies, 5 reviews
Only a Witch Can Fly 161 copies, 14 reviews
Firefly Hollow 116 copies, 4 reviews
What I Leave Behind 108 copies, 9 reviews
Little Boy 106 copies, 12 reviews
Tell Me a Tattoo Story 106 copies, 11 reviews
Always 96 copies, 8 reviews
Falling Boy 92 copies, 3 reviews
Making a Friend 91 copies, 8 reviews
Snap 87 copies, 4 reviews
So Many Days 80 copies, 5 reviews
The Case of the Missing Donut 76 copies, 4 reviews
Was It Beautiful? 67 copies, 2 reviews
Dear Sister 60 copies, 6 reviews
Rainlight 59 copies
Never Coming Back 56 copies, 8 reviews
Bye-bye, Crib 51 copies, 14 reviews
The Sweetest Witch Around 43 copies, 2 reviews
Pablo and Birdy 39 copies
Song of Middle C 27 copies, 4 reviews
World So Wide 26 copies, 3 reviews
Star Bright: A Christmas Story 25 copies, 2 reviews
Percy, Dog of Destiny 19 copies, 2 reviews
The Opposite of Fate 16 copies, 1 review
Where We Are 7 copies
Half-Minute Horrors (Contributor) 245 copies, 22 reviews

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