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Jodi Picoult was born in Nesconset, New York on May 19, 1966. She received a degree in creative writing from Princeton University in 1987 and a master's degree in education from Harvard University. She published two short stories in Seventeen magazine while still in college. Immediately after graduation, she landed a variety of jobs, ranging from editing textbooks to teaching eighth-grade English. Her first book, Songs of the Humpback Whale, was published in 1992. Her other works include Picture Perfect, Mercy, The Pact, Salem Falls, The Tenth Circle, Nineteen Minutes, Change of Heart, Handle with Care, House Rules, Sing You Home, Lone Wolf, Leaving Time, and Small Great Things. My Sister's Keeper was made into a movie starring Cameron Diaz. She received the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003. She also wrote five issues of the Wonder Woman comic book series for DC Comics. She writes young adult novels with her daughter Samantha van Leer including Between the Lines and Off the Page. (Bowker Author Biography)
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My Sister's Keeper 19,513 copies, 668 reviews
Nineteen Minutes 9,849 copies, 356 reviews
The Pact 7,950 copies, 181 reviews
Plain Truth 6,285 copies, 153 reviews
The Tenth Circle 6,139 copies, 142 reviews
Vanishing Acts 5,418 copies, 111 reviews
Change of Heart 4,539 copies, 160 reviews
House Rules 4,496 copies, 226 reviews
Keeping Faith 4,302 copies, 77 reviews
Handle with Care 4,187 copies, 209 reviews
Salem Falls 4,005 copies, 68 reviews
Perfect Match 3,363 copies, 71 reviews
Second Glance 3,182 copies, 65 reviews
Mercy 3,152 copies, 63 reviews
The Storyteller 2,922 copies, 157 reviews
Small Great Things 2,890 copies, 199 reviews
Picture Perfect 2,731 copies, 45 reviews
Sing You Home 2,659 copies, 122 reviews
Harvesting the Heart 2,509 copies, 55 reviews
Songs of the Humpback Whale 2,024 copies, 39 reviews
Lone Wolf 1,947 copies, 86 reviews
Leaving Time 1,364 copies, 118 reviews
Between the Lines 1,304 copies, 90 reviews
A Spark of Light 1,269 copies, 85 reviews
The Book of Two Ways 712 copies, 40 reviews
Wish You Were Here 528 copies, 40 reviews
Off the Page 491 copies, 21 reviews
Wonder Woman: Love and Murder 255 copies, 11 reviews
Where There's Smoke 235 copies, 23 reviews
My Sister's Keeper [2009 film] (Author) 122 copies, 5 reviews
Leaving Home: Short Pieces 98 copies, 4 reviews
Shine (short story) 73 copies, 6 reviews
The Color War 53 copies, 1 review
Mermaid 40 copies, 2 reviews
Salem Falls [2018 TV movie] (Author) 4 copies
The Pact [2002 TV movie] (Author) 1 copy
many books 1 copy
The Outsiders (Introduction, some editions) 17,541 copies, 639 reviews
Stories: All-New Tales (Contributor) 1,237 copies, 64 reviews
How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation (Contributor) 124 copies, 2 reviews
It's a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons (Contributor) 76 copies, 4 reviews
Last Night, a Superhero Saved My Life (Contributor) 48 copies, 2 reviews

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