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Harry Mazer was born on May 31, 1925 in New York City. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Force and received a Purple Heart and an Air Medal with four bronze oak leaf clusters. He received a B.A. from Union College in 1948 and a M.A. in education from Syracuse University in 1960. mostra'n més Before becoming a full-time writer, he was as a welder in a factory, a railroad brakeman and switchtender for New York Central, and an English teacher. He has written more than 20 books for young readers including Please, Somebody Tell Me Who I Am; My Brother Abe; The Last Mission; The Boy at War trilogy; The Wild Kid; The Dog in the Freezer; The Island Keeper; and Snow Bound. He along with his wife, Norma Fox Mazer, received an ALAN award in 2003 for outstanding contribution to adolescent literature. He died on April 7, 2016 at the age of 90. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys


Obres de Harry Mazer

A Boy No More (2004) 752 exemplars
The Last Mission (1979) 247 exemplars
Snow Bound (1974) 231 exemplars
Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am (2012) 177 exemplars
The Wild Kid (1998) 93 exemplars
The Island Keeper (1981) 89 exemplars
Dog in the Freezer (1997) 74 exemplars
When the Phone Rang (1985) 67 exemplars
City Light (1988) 43 exemplars
I Love You, Stupid (1981) 40 exemplars
Twelve Shots (1997) — Editor; Col·laborador — 39 exemplars
Bright Days, Stupid Nights (1992) — Autor — 38 exemplars

Obres associades

Places I Never Meant To Be: Original Stories by Censored Writers (1999) — Col·laborador — 320 exemplars
Sixteen: Short Stories by Outstanding Writers for Young Adults (1985) — Col·laborador — 161 exemplars
Night Terrors: Stories of Shadow and Substance (1996) — Col·laborador — 104 exemplars
Ultimate Sports (1995) — Col·laborador — 72 exemplars
Open Your Eyes: Extraordinary Experiences in Faraway Places (2003) — Col·laborador — 42 exemplars


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I loved this book. The characters(especially Marcus) were very interesting, and the overall story had me laughing through most of it. Near the end, it got more serious, but the underlying theme made that part enjoyable as well.
AngelReadsThings | Jun 7, 2024 |
Gripping tale of war time air missions in WW II told through the eyes of a airman who was too young to be there but was there none the less.
subguy | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Jan 28, 2024 |
A fictional look at Sally Lincoln, Abe's older sister. She's 12 years old for most of the book, and tells the story of her family's trek from Kentucky to the Indiana wilderness. This is mostly about her and Abe dealing with their hard father, the death of their mother, and their father's remarriage. There are plenty of details about pioneer life. Sally's voice is distinct, but not quite interesting enough to make me love this book.
LibrarianDest | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Jan 3, 2024 |
One of my favorite genres, WWII. This book tells the story of a very young teenage Jewish boy with his sights set to see Hitler and the Nazi's annihilated from the earth and the extremes he went through to get into the fight! Well written and very good descriptions of the action and what the men were faced with day in and day out.
subguy | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Aug 24, 2022 |



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