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Karen Hesse

Autor/a de Out of the Dust

32+ obres 24,048 Membres 782 Ressenyes 11 preferits

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Karen Hesse (born on August 29, 1952 Baltimore, Maryland) is an American author of children's literature and literature for young adults. She studied theatre at Towson State College, and finished her undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland in English, Psychology, and Anthropology. In mostra'n més 1998 she won the Newbery Medal for her young adult novel, Out of the Dust. Hesse lives in Vermont with her husband and two teen-aged daughters. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Obres de Karen Hesse

Out of the Dust (1997) 7,479 exemplars
The Music of Dolphins (1996) 2,570 exemplars
Letters from Rifka (1992) 2,479 exemplars
Witness (2001) 1,742 exemplars
Come On, Rain (1999) 1,608 exemplars
Stowaway (2000) 1,602 exemplars
Just Juice (1998) 915 exemplars
Phoenix Rising (1994) 880 exemplars
The Cats in Krasinski Square (2004) 776 exemplars
Sable (1994) 636 exemplars
Aleutian Sparrow (2003) 385 exemplars
A Time of Angels (1995) 380 exemplars
Brooklyn Bridge (2008) 302 exemplars
Safekeeping (2012) 218 exemplars
Spuds (1898) 149 exemplars
Night Job (2018) 127 exemplars
Lavender (1681) 86 exemplars
Wish on a Unicorn (1991) 67 exemplars
Poppy's Chair (1993) 41 exemplars
Lester's Dog (1993) 34 exemplars
Granny and Bean (2022) 17 exemplars
My Thumb (2016) 14 exemplars
Night of blue magic 3 exemplars
Lift : Phoenix rising (1998) 1 exemplars
School Age-2200 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Conte de Nadal (1843) — Introducció, algunes edicions24,649 exemplars
When I Was Your Age, Volume Two: Original Stories About Growing Up (1999) — Col·laborador — 92 exemplars
What You Wish For: A Book for Darfur (2011) — Col·laborador — 70 exemplars
Dear America: The Nation at War: The Civil War Collection (2002) — Col·laborador — 12 exemplars


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Found: YA or children's novel, varying font sizes a Name that Book (setembre 2021)
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written in free verse this story of a young girl coming of age in the dust bowl is not to be missed. I wasn't sure I would like the format, but it conveys emotion with so much subtlety , it really enhances the story.
cspiwak | Hi ha 351 ressenyes més | Mar 6, 2024 |
Join Granny and Bean as they enjoy a day walking on the beach and finding friends and treasures.
The rhyming text and soft mixed media illustrations create a beautiful sing song story that is calming and peaceful. The large illustrations and simple text make it a great read aloud to end a busy storytime or as a bedtime book. The illustrations are not too busy and provide room for the reader to add their own thoughts to the story. This book provides opportunities to talk about the illustrations, story and rhyming words fostering narrative skills, phonological awareness and vocabulary.… (més)
SWONclear | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Mar 5, 2024 |
this sweet story features a grandson and grandma on their ocean adventure. This story is beautifully written in a lyrical style, and features amazing illustrations.
kaylee.dicey | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Mar 1, 2024 |



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