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Mary Stolz was born on March 24, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts. She studied at the Teachers College of Columbia University and the Katharine Gibbs School before going to work at Columbia as a secretary. She suffered from debilitating arthritis and wrote her first book during a long convalescence. To Tell Your Love was published in 1950. She wrote more than 60 children and young adult books during her lifetime including Ready or Not, Some Merry-Go-Round Music, Leap Before You Look, The Leftover Elf, Emmett's Pig, A Dog on Barkham Street, Cider Days, Ivy Larkin, and The Edge of Next Year. In a Mirror won a Child Study Children's Book Award and The Bully of Barkham Street won a Boys' Club Junior Book Award. Belling the Tiger and The Noonday Friends were named Newbery Honor books. In 1982, she received a George G. Stone Recognition of Merit Award for her entire body of work. She also wrote one adult novel entitled Truth and Consequence. She died of natural causes on December 15, 2006 at the age of 86. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Storm in the Night 579 copies, 2 reviews
The Noonday Friends 570 copies, 5 reviews
A Ballad of the Civil War 456 copies, 1 review
A Dog on Barkham Street 267 copies, 1 review
Stealing Home 240 copies, 1 review
Emmett's Pig 238 copies, 3 reviews
Go Fish 159 copies, 1 review
The Explorer of Barkham Street 146 copies, 2 reviews
Belling the Tiger 114 copies, 2 reviews
Cat Walk 99 copies, 1 review
Cat in the Mirror 98 copies, 2 reviews
Quentin Corn 78 copies, 1 review
The Sea Gulls Woke Me (Author) 57 copies, 2 reviews
Ready or Not 54 copies
Bartholomew Fair 44 copies, 2 reviews
In a Mirror 43 copies
To Tell Your Love 29 copies, 2 reviews
Ivy Larkin 26 copies
Goodbye My Shadow 23 copies, 1 review
Student Nurse 22 copies, 1 review
Say Something 22 copies
Cider Days 21 copies
Because of Madeline 20 copies, 1 review
King Emmett the Second 19 copies, 1 review
Coco Grimes 18 copies
Pangur Ban 17 copies
Lands End 15 copies
Second Nature 15 copies
Ferris Wheel 14 copies
Rosemary 14 copies
Hospital Zone 13 copies
The Weeds & the Weather 13 copies, 1 review
Juan 7 copies
Deputy Shep 7 copies
Great Rebellion 6 copies, 1 review
Frédou 6 copies
Pigeon Flight 3 copies
Emma 1 copy, 1 review
Madeline 1 copy
Emma (Introduction, some editions) 34,504 copies, 478 reviews
It's Great To Be Eight (Contributor) 245 copies, 1 review
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