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Laurie Halse Anderson

Autor(a) de Speak

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About the Author

Laurie Halse Anderson was born in Potsdam, New York on October 23, 1961. She received a B.S.L.L. in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University in 1984. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a freelance reporter. Her first book, Ndito Runs, was published in 1996. She has mostrar mais written numerous books for children including Turkey Pox, No Time for Mother's Day, Fever 1793, Speak, Catalyst, Independent Dames: What You Never Knew about the Women and Girls of the American Revolution, Chains and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She also created the Wild at Heart series, which was originally published by American Girl but is now called the Vet Volunteers series and is published by Penguin Books for Young Readers. Anderson has been nominated and won multiple honorary awards for her literary work. For the masterpiece Speak, Anderson won the Printz Honor Book Award, a National Book Award nomination, Golden Kite award, the Edgar Allan Poe Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her book Fever 1793 won the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults selection and the Junior Library Guild selection. In 2008, Chains was selected for the National Book Award Finalist and in 2009 was awarded for its Historical Fiction the Scott O'Dell Award. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Laurie Halse Anderson

Speak (1999) 14,804 cópias
Fever 1793 (2000) 6,427 cópias
Wintergirls (2009) 4,070 cópias
Chains (2008) 4,042 cópias
Twisted (2007) 2,569 cópias
Catalyst (2002) 2,082 cópias
The Impossible Knife of Memory (2014) 1,381 cópias
Forge (2010) 1,345 cópias
Prom (2005) 1,136 cópias
SHOUT (2019) 913 cópias
Fight for Life (2000) 719 cópias
Ashes (2016) 689 cópias
Speak: The Graphic Novel (2018) 612 cópias
Homeless (2000) 529 cópias
Trickster (2000) 287 cópias
Say Good-Bye (1986) 281 cópias
Storm Rescue (2001) 271 cópias
Manatee Blues (2000) 265 cópias
Teacher's Pet (1964) 188 cópias
Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed (2020) 155 cópias
Time to Fly (2002) 136 cópias
Acting Out (2012) 84 cópias
Trapped (2001) 82 cópias
Fear of Falling (2001) 78 cópias
New Beginnings (2012) 76 cópias
Masks (2002) 56 cópias
Wonder Women of History (2021) 53 cópias
End of the Race (2003) 45 cópias
No Time for Mother's Day (1999) 40 cópias
Turkey Pox (1996) 39 cópias
Ndito Runs (1996) 38 cópias
Treading Water (2014) 14 cópias
Helping Hands (2013) 12 cópias
Left Behind (2016) 11 cópias
A Ticket to Saudi Arabia (2001) 8 cópias
Saudi Arabia (2000) 7 cópias
Mluv (2016) 3 cópias
The Epilogue 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World (2017) — Contribuinte — 265 cópias
Love & Sex (2001) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias
Guys Read: Heroes and Villains (2017) — Contribuinte — 46 cópias
Dirty Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets (1998) — Contribuinte — 39 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum



(M94'12) Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson em World Reading Circle (Janeiro 2013)


A wonderful young adult novel about the yellow fever pandemic in Philadelphia in 1793. Historical fiction at its best. Great for a discussion on far we have come with science on our recent pandemic.
jtsolakos | outras 237 resenhas | Mar 10, 2024 |
Themes remind me of The Female of the Species - though that one is more gut-wrenching, so be warned.
boopingaround | outras 33 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |
A really wonderful YA Wonder Woman story that steers a teenage Diana away from Themyscira and onto a path of social activism and getting a look at the world of immigration and refugees. I loved the themes in this and thought they were very well written; it was serious and thoughtful and didn’t seem like the writers were pandering to the teen audience. Diana seems wholly realized, full of heart and compassion but also strength, and it was especially gratifying that she wasn’t written as being a blindly patriotic super soldier but rather a young woman building a healthy community and friendships.… (mais)
deborahee | outras 12 resenhas | Feb 23, 2024 |
Wow. This was stunning, in regards to both the story and the artwork. This is the first time I've read "Speak" in any form, but am definitely going to be picking up the novel to read it again. Mel's story is written so well in Anderson's writing and captured perfectly in Carroll's haunting style. The sense of being a rabbit with shortened breath was just felt so deeply within "Speak" that it was impossible to not feel what Mel was feeling and be get completely caught up in her life. This book is outstanding. // Content warnings: rape, self-harm, physical abuse, severe anxiety & depression,… (mais)
deborahee | outras 33 resenhas | Feb 23, 2024 |


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