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Todd Strasser

Autor/a de The Wave

160+ obres 15,254 Membres 358 Ressenyes 9 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Todd Strasser was born in New York City. While still a child, Strasser and his parents moved to Roslyn Heights, New York on Long Island. Strasser attended the I.U. Willets Elementary school and then the Wheatley School for junior high and high school. Strasser went to college at New York University mostra'n més for a few years, before dropping out. He lived on a commune, and then in Europe, where he was a street musician. While he was in Europe, Strasser wrote songs and poems in letters to his friends. He decided to try writing. Upon his return to the United States, Strasser enrolled at Beloit College where he studied literature and writing. After graduating, Strasser worked at the Middletown Times Herald-Record newspaper in Middletown, New York, and later at Compton Advertising in New York City. In 1978, he sold his first novel, Angel Dust Blues. Strasser used the money to start the Dr. Wing Tip Shoo fortune cookie company. For the next 12 years, Todd sold more fortune cookies than books. n 1990, Strasser moved to Westchester County, N.Y., where during the next few years, he wrote various movie novelizations, including Home Alone, Free Willy, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Jumanji. In 1993 he wrote Help! I'm Trapped in My Teacher's Body and since then has written 16 more Help! I'm Trapped... books, as well as several other series. All together, he has published more than 100 books. Strasser is alos a speaker at schools and conferences when he is not busy writing Strasser has won numerous awards in the course of his career, including the 1995 New York State Library Association Award for Outstanding Children's Literature for the Help! I'm Trapped Series, several State Literature Awards, the 1996 International Reading Association Children's Choice as well as the 1996 Children's Book Council Children's Choice for Give a Boy a Gun and the 1996 American Library Association Best Book for Teens. He won the 1997 American Library Association Notable Book for Abe Lincoln for Class President, the 1988 American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and was a 1988 Edgar Allan Poe nominee from the Mystery Writers of America. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Nota de desambiguació:

(eng) Todd Strasser also writes under the pen name Morton Rhue

Sèrie

Obres de Todd Strasser

The Wave (1981) 2,390 exemplars
Give a Boy a Gun (1999) 757 exemplars
Boot Camp (2007) 654 exemplars
Can't Get There from Here (2004) 389 exemplars
Fallout (2013) 345 exemplars
Wish You Were Dead (2009) 308 exemplars
Con-fidence (2002) 286 exemplars
If I Grow Up (2009) 209 exemplars
Too Scared to Sleep (2007) 202 exemplars
Blood on My Hands (2010) 178 exemplars
Jumanji (Novelization) (1995) 163 exemplars
No Place (2013) 142 exemplars
The Pagemaster (1994) 136 exemplars
How I Changed My Life (1995) 133 exemplars
Help! I'm Trapped in Santa's Body (1997) 129 exemplars
Home Alone (1990) 127 exemplars
Kids' Book of Gross Facts & Feats (1998) 116 exemplars
Free Willy: A Novelization (1993) 115 exemplars
The Diving Bell (1992) 108 exemplars
Too Dark to See (2008) 105 exemplars
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1705) 104 exemplars
Too Afraid To Scream (2008) 103 exemplars
Abe Lincoln for Class President (1996) 101 exemplars
The Beast of Cretacea (2015) 99 exemplars
Kidnap Kids (1998) 93 exemplars
Kill You Last (2011) 92 exemplars
Famous (2011) 87 exemplars
The Good Son (1993) 67 exemplars
Howl-a-Ween (1996) 60 exemplars
Price of Duty (2018) 58 exemplars
Close Call (1999) 55 exemplars
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) 54 exemplars
Rookie of the Year (1993) 52 exemplars
Addams Family Values (1993) — Autor — 51 exemplars
Free Willy 3: The rescue (1997) 51 exemplars
Summer of '69 (2019) 49 exemplars
For Money and Love (2007) 49 exemplars
The Wave (Penguin Readers) (1753) 48 exemplars
Shark Bite (1998) 47 exemplars
Hey Dad, Get a Life! (1996) 42 exemplars
Mutilated Monkey Meat (1997) 41 exemplars
Drift X: Slide or Die (2006) 38 exemplars
The Accident (1988) 33 exemplars
Here Comes Heavenly (1999) 33 exemplars
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts (1997) 32 exemplars
Shirt and Shoes Not Required (2011) 28 exemplars
Beyond the Reef (1989) 28 exemplars
Richie Rich (1994) 26 exemplars
Thief of Dreams (2003) 26 exemplars
Count Your Blessings (2007) 25 exemplars
Friends Till the End (1981) 23 exemplars
Home Alone 3 (1997) 22 exemplars
Grizzly Attack (1998) 21 exemplars
The Good War (2021) 20 exemplars
Sidewayz Glory (2006) 19 exemplars
Battle Drift (2006) 18 exemplars
Take Off (2004) 17 exemplars
The Mall from Outer Space (1987) 17 exemplars
Rock 'n' Roll Nights (1982) 16 exemplars
Close Out (2004) 16 exemplars
Angel Dust Blues (1979) 14 exemplars
Super Mario Brothers (1993) 14 exemplars
Buzzard's Feast (1999) 12 exemplars
Hocus Pocus (1993) 12 exemplars
Drive Me Crazy (Movie Tie In) (1999) 11 exemplars
Dance Magic (1999) 11 exemplars
Pastabilities (2000) 10 exemplars
Cut Back (2004) 10 exemplars
Dschihad Online (2016) 9 exemplars
Turn It Up (1984) 9 exemplars
Chopped-Up Birdy's Feet (1997) 8 exemplars
Summer's Promise (1993) 8 exemplars
Summer's End (1993) 8 exemplars
Gator Prey (1999) 7 exemplars
The Beverly Hillbillies (1952) 7 exemplars
Spell Danger (2000) 6 exemplars
Wordsworth and the Tasty Treat (1996) 5 exemplars
Three Ninjas Kick Back (1994) 5 exemplars
The Boys in the Band (1996) 5 exemplars
Wild Life (1987) 4 exemplars
Street Fighter (1994) 4 exemplars
Pink Cadillac (1989) 3 exemplars
Workin' for peanuts (1983) 3 exemplars
The Wave [abridged] (2018) 2 exemplars
Curtindo a Vida Adoidado (2016) 2 exemplars
Freaked (1993) 2 exemplars
A Very Touchy Subject (1985) 2 exemplars
Moving Target (1989) 2 exemplars
Playing for Love (1996) 2 exemplars
Libertem Willy 1 exemplars
American Hero (2018) 1 exemplars
Tribu de l'asphalte (2012) 1 exemplars
On The Bridge (2014) 1 exemplars
LA OLA (2022) 1 exemplars
La bomba 1 exemplars
American terrorist (2016) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Jumanji (1981) — Editor — 3,196 exemplars
Who Done It? (2013) — Col·laborador — 135 exemplars
Ultimate Sports (1995) — Col·laborador — 72 exemplars
Visions: 19 Short Stories (1987) — Col·laborador — 71 exemplars
Connections (1989) — Col·laborador — 44 exemplars

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Nom oficial
Strasser, Todd
Altres noms
Rhue, Morton
Rhue, T. S.
Data de naixement
1950-05-05
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
New York, New York, USA
Llocs de residència
Westchester, New York, USA
Montauk, New York, USA
Educació
Beloit College (BA|1974)
New York University
Professions
journalist
copy writer
novelist
Nota de desambiguació
Todd Strasser also writes under the pen name Morton Rhue

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Es ist schon lange her, dass ich es gelesen habe. Ich weiß aber noch, dass es mich sehr bewegt hat. Beängstigend...
 
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Obres
160
També de
6
Membres
15,254
Popularitat
#1,496
Valoració
½ 3.7
Ressenyes
358
ISBN
700
Llengües
13
Preferit
9

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