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Anne Mazer

Autor/a de The Salamander Room

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Sobre l'autor

Anne Mazer was born in New York in 1953 to novelists, Harry Mazer and Norma Fox Mazer. She began reading at an early age and knew the trials and frustrations of being a writer. Instead of following in the family business, she went to college and concentrated on art as well as French, moving around mostra'n més to several colleges and living in New York, Boston and France. After the birth of her first child, Mazer began writing picture books and found her craft. She has since written over 35 books for children ranging from picture books to novels for young adults. Her titles include: All that Glitters Isn't Gold, A Childhood Remembered, and Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: An Mazr, Ann Mazer, Ann Mazer, Mazer Anne


Obres de Anne Mazer

The Salamander Room (1991) 1,732 exemplars
The Trouble With Violet (Sister Magic, No. 1) (2007) — Autor — 255 exemplars
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories (1993) — Editor — 226 exemplars
The No-Nothings and Their Baby (2000) 56 exemplars
The Yellow Button (1835) 40 exemplars
Going Where I'm Coming from: Memoirs of American Youth (1994) — Editor — 36 exemplars
The Oxboy (1993) 22 exemplars
Moose Street (1992) 19 exemplars
Working Days: Short Stories About Teenagers at Work (1997) — Editor; Col·laborador — 17 exemplars
The Fixits (1999) 17 exemplars
THE AMAZING DAYS OF ABBY HAYES (2000) 16 exemplars
The Accidental Witch (1995) 14 exemplars
Watch Me (1990) 10 exemplars
The Salamander Room (Pathways) (2006) 3 exemplars
Il y a du nouveau dans l''air (2006) 3 exemplars
Abby H. ou la vie en mauve (2005) 1 exemplars
Gordy: A Novel (1995) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares: Tales to Make You Scream (1995) — Col·laborador — 196 exemplars
Stay True: Short Stories for Strong Girls (1998) — Col·laborador — 108 exemplars
Can You Keep a Secret? (2007) — Col·laborador — 40 exemplars
Bruce Coville's Shapeshifters (1999) — Col·laborador — 16 exemplars
Bruce Coville's Strange Worlds (2000) — Col·laborador — 12 exemplars


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Data de naixement
Lloc de naixement
Schenectady, New York, USA
Syracuse University
children's book author
young adult writer
short story writer
Mazer, Norma Fox (mother)
Mazer, Harry (father)
Colgate University
Biografia breu
Anne Mazer is the oldest of four children of the novelists Norma Fox Mazer and Harry Mazer. She had a childhood full of books and said that she loved reading so much she would often sneak out of high school to go to the library. After high school, she went on to study art at Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts. She also studied French language and literature at the Sorbonne in Paris, where she lived for three years. Her first published work, Watch Me, was a critically acclaimed picture book for children. Moose Street, published two years later, was a Booklist Editor's Choice for Best Book of 1992. Among her numerous other books, The Salamander Room (1994) is considered a classic, though Anne Mazer is probably best known as the author of The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes series. Her short stories have been included in anthologies, and she herself has edited four anthologies for teenage readers, several of which have been named New York Public Library Best Books for Teens. In 2010, she co-authored with Ellen Potter the book Spilling Ink: A Handbook for Young Writers. She is an artist-in-residence at Colgate University.



The Pen is Mightier than the Sword was my first Abby Hayes book, and let me tell ya I used to be addicted to these guys! I would find them at the local library and binge these babies until I had them memorized! I recently found a copy of these at a local charity book sale so I grabbed one to do a quick review!

This book is most likely going to be for the middle grade girl demographic, but middle graders will love it regardless. Abby Hayes is always working hard, and she wants to prove her independence in this book. Books like these are great little adventures and show perserverance of a girl who wants to meet a goal!… (més)
Briars_Reviews | Aug 4, 2023 |
_America Street_'s stories depict adolescents from various American subcultures. This anthology is great if you are looking for short, accessible texts with which to frame a discussion of culture in your English class. There are a few stories, however, such as "Business at 11" where the culture represented is a little more ambiguous.
jonbrammer | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Jul 1, 2023 |
lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |



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