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Donna Jo Napoli was born on February 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in mathematics, an M.A. in Italian literature, and a Ph.D. in general and romance linguistics from Harvard University. She has taught on the university level since 1970, is widely published in scholarly journals, and has received numerous grants and fellowships in the area of linguistics. In the area of linguistics, she has authored five books, co-authored six books, edited one book, and co-edited five books. She is also a published poet and co-editor of four volumes of poetry. Her first middle grade novel, Soccer Shock, was published in 1991. Her other novels include the Zel, Beast, The Wager, Lights on the Nile, Skin, Storm, Hidden, and Dark Shimmer. She is also the author of several picture books including Flamingo Dream, The Wishing Club: A Story About Fractions, Corkscrew Counts: A Story About Multiplication, The Crossing, A Single Pearl, and Hands and Hearts. She has received several awards including the New Jersey Reading Association's M. Jerry Weiss Book Award for The Prince of the Pond and the Golden Kite Award for Stones in Water. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Beast… (more)
Beast 828 copies, 31 reviews
Zel 786 copies, 30 reviews
Bound 748 copies, 47 reviews
Stones in Water 739 copies, 13 reviews
Sirena 700 copies, 18 reviews
Daughter of Venice 526 copies, 13 reviews
Hush: An Irish Princess' Tale 509 copies, 30 reviews
Spinners 373 copies, 8 reviews
The Magic Circle 343 copies, 13 reviews
Albert 309 copies, 18 reviews
Three Days 264 copies, 4 reviews
The Smile 264 copies, 10 reviews
North 256 copies, 5 reviews
The Prince of the Pond 233 copies, 5 reviews
The King of Mulberry Street 226 copies, 8 reviews
Alligator Bayou 222 copies, 12 reviews
Song of the Magdalene 216 copies, 6 reviews
Breath 210 copies, 4 reviews
Fish Girl 204 copies, 18 reviews
The Wager 157 copies, 15 reviews
The Bravest Thing 138 copies, 2 reviews
Crazy Jack 121 copies, 1 review
The Great God Pan 117 copies, 8 reviews
Dark Shimmer 95 copies, 1 review
Ugly 88 copies, 6 reviews
Mogo, the Third Warthog 84 copies, 4 reviews
Storm 65 copies, 6 reviews
Hunger: A Tale of Courage 65 copies, 2 reviews
Friends Everywhere 62 copies, 1 review
Hidden 58 copies, 2 reviews
The Crossing 55 copies, 11 reviews
Lights on the Nile 51 copies, 7 reviews
Shark Shock 45 copies
Skin 41 copies, 2 reviews
Ready to Dream 38 copies, 1 review
Changing Tunes 35 copies
A Single Pearl 31 copies, 6 reviews
Flamingo Dream 27 copies, 2 reviews
On Her Own 26 copies
Soccer Shock 23 copies, 1 review
How Hungry Are You? 23 copies, 2 reviews
In a Flash 21 copies
On Guard! 20 copies
Pink Magic 19 copies
Bobby the Bold 14 copies, 3 reviews
Shelley Shock 6 copies
Partners 5 copies
Hotel Jungle 5 copies
Hang in There 4 copies
Angelwings 1 copy
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