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Ann Rinaldi (1934–2021)

Author of A Break with Charity

Includes the names: Ann Rinldi, Ann Rinaldi, RINALDI ANN, By (author) Ann Rinaldi

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Young adult author Ann Rinaldi was born in New York City on August 27, 1934. After high school, she became a secretary in the business world. She got married in 1960 and stopped working, but after having two children she decided to try writing. In 1969, she wrote a weekly column in the Somerset Messenger Gazette and in 1970 she wrote two columns a week for the Trentonian, which eventually led to her writing features and soft new stories. She published her first novel Term Paper in 1979, but was ultimately drawn to writing historical fiction when her son became involved in reenactments while he was in high school. Her first historical fiction novel was Time Enough for Drums. She also writes for the Dear America series. She currently lives in Somerville, New Jersey with her husband. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Break with Charity 1,140 copies, 16 reviews
Girl in Blue 703 copies, 10 reviews
Numbering All the Bones 677 copies, 8 reviews
The Secret of Sarah Revere 572 copies, 3 reviews
An Acquaintance with Darkness 563 copies, 7 reviews
Time Enough for Drums 500 copies, 11 reviews
In My Father's House 494 copies, 5 reviews
Wolf by the Ears 480 copies, 6 reviews
The Last Silk Dress 411 copies, 6 reviews
A Stitch in Time 369 copies, 3 reviews
Amelia's War 362 copies, 5 reviews
Mine Eyes Have Seen 329 copies, 2 reviews
The Staircase 273 copies, 9 reviews
Broken Days 250 copies, 4 reviews
The Second Bend in the River 241 copies, 1 review
The Blue Door 235 copies, 3 reviews
The Redheaded Princess 184 copies, 14 reviews
Brooklyn Rose 159 copies, 4 reviews
Keep Smiling Through 152 copies, 1 review
Come Juneteenth 151 copies, 3 reviews
Sarah's Ground 142 copies, 3 reviews
The Letter Writer 117 copies, 6 reviews
Juliet's Moon 94 copies, 8 reviews
Mutiny's Daughter 92 copies, 1 review
The Ever-After Bird 89 copies, 6 reviews
The Color of Fire 73 copies, 4 reviews
Millicent's Gift 60 copies, 2 reviews
My Vicksburg 53 copies, 2 reviews
The Family Greene 51 copies, 3 reviews
Leigh Ann's Civil War 47 copies, 2 reviews
The Last Full Measure 45 copies, 6 reviews
Term Paper 19 copies
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