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Marjorie Weinman Sharmat was born Marjorie Weinman in Portland, Maine on November 12, 1928. She received a degree in merchandising from Westbrook Junior College in 1948. She briefly worked at a department store, before taking a position in the Circulation Department at the Yale University Library in 1951. She transferred to the circulation staff at the Yale Law Library in 1954. She wrote more than 130 books for children and young adults during her lifetime. Her first children's book, Rex, was published in 1967. Her other books included the Nate the Great series; the Olivia Sharp, Agent for Secrets series written with her husband Mitchell Sharmat; The Kids of the Bus series written with her son Andrew Sharmat; I Saw Him First; and Goodnight Andrew; Goodnight Craig. She died from respiratory failure on March 12, 2019 at the age of 90. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Nate the Great 2,640 copies, 39 reviews
Nate the Great Goes Undercover 878 copies, 4 reviews
Nate the Great and the Phony Clue 716 copies, 3 reviews
Nate the Great and the Lost List 558 copies, 3 reviews
Nate the Great and the Big Sniff 519 copies, 5 reviews
Nate the Great and the Pillowcase (Author) 440 copies, 2 reviews
Nate the Great Stalks Stupidweed 415 copies, 4 reviews
A Big Fat Enormous Lie 373 copies, 1 review
Nate the Great on the Owl Express 362 copies, 4 reviews
Nate the Great Talks Turkey 257 copies, 2 reviews
I'm Terrific 246 copies
The Pizza Monster 224 copies, 1 review
Nate the Great, Where are You? 198 copies, 1 review
Mitchell Is Moving 165 copies, 6 reviews
Say Hello, Vanessa 145 copies, 2 reviews
The Sly Spy 122 copies, 2 reviews
Scarlet Monster Lives Here 100 copies, 3 reviews
51 Sycamore Lane 78 copies, 1 review
Walter the Wolf 69 copies, 1 review
Helga High-Up 64 copies
The 329th Friend 62 copies, 1 review
Rich Mitch 52 copies, 1 review
The Best Valentine in the World 35 copies, 2 reviews
Nate the Great and the Missing Birthday Snake (Author) 28 copies, 2 reviews
I Don't Care 28 copies, 1 review
Get Rich Mitch! 27 copies
Sophie and Gussie 26 copies, 1 review
Burton and Dudley 25 copies, 1 review
I'm the Best 19 copies, 2 reviews
The Perfects 19 copies
I Saw Him First 17 copies
Square Pegs 14 copies
Sometimes Mama and Papa fight 13 copies, 2 reviews
School Bus Cat 10 copies
Hooray for Mother's Day! 10 copies, 1 review
Tiffany Dino Works Out 10 copies, 1 review
Lucretia the Unbearable 9 copies, 1 review
Go to Sleep, Nicholas Joe 7 copies, 2 reviews
Twitchell the Wishful 6 copies, 1 review
I Want Mama 5 copies, 1 review
Rex 4 copies
Edgemont 4 copies
The Day I Was Born 2 copies, 1 review

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