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Todd Strasser

Autor(a) de The Wave

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About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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) mostrar menos
Disambiguation Notice:

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

Séries

Obras de Todd Strasser

The Wave (1981) 2,379 cópias
Give a Boy a Gun (1999) 756 cópias
Boot Camp (2007) 652 cópias
Can't Get There from Here (2004) 388 cópias
Fallout (2013) 344 cópias
Wish You Were Dead (2009) 308 cópias
Con-fidence (2002) 286 cópias
If I Grow Up (2009) 209 cópias
Too Scared to Sleep (2007) 200 cópias
Blood on My Hands (2010) 178 cópias
Jumanji (Novelization) (1995) 163 cópias
No Place (2013) 141 cópias
The Pagemaster (1994) 137 cópias
How I Changed My Life (1995) 133 cópias
Home Alone (1990) 126 cópias
Free Willy: A Novelization (1993) 115 cópias
The Diving Bell (1992) 108 cópias
Too Dark to See (2008) 105 cópias
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1705) 104 cópias
Too Afraid To Scream (2008) 102 cópias
The Beast of Cretacea (2015) 98 cópias
Kidnap Kids (1998) 93 cópias
Kill You Last (2011) 92 cópias
Famous (2011) 87 cópias
The Good Son (1993) 66 cópias
Howl-a-Ween (1996) 60 cópias
Price of Duty (2018) 58 cópias
Close Call (1999) 55 cópias
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) 53 cópias
Rookie of the Year (1993) 52 cópias
Addams Family Values (1993) — Autor — 51 cópias
Free Willy 3: The rescue (1997) 51 cópias
For Money and Love (2007) 49 cópias
Summer of '69 (2019) 48 cópias
The Wave (Penguin Readers) (1753) 48 cópias
Shark Bite (1998) 46 cópias
Mutilated Monkey Meat (1997) 41 cópias
Hey Dad, Get a Life! (1996) 41 cópias
Drift X: Slide or Die (2006) 38 cópias
The Accident (1988) 33 cópias
Here Comes Heavenly (1999) 32 cópias
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts (1997) 32 cópias
Beyond the Reef (1989) 28 cópias
Shirt and Shoes Not Required (2011) 28 cópias
Thief of Dreams (2003) 26 cópias
Richie Rich (1994) 26 cópias
Count Your Blessings (2007) 25 cópias
Friends Till the End (1981) 23 cópias
Home Alone 3 (1997) 22 cópias
Grizzly Attack (1998) 21 cópias
The Good War (2021) 20 cópias
Sidewayz Glory (2006) 19 cópias
Battle Drift (2006) 18 cópias
Take Off (2004) 17 cópias
The Mall from Outer Space (1987) 17 cópias
Close Out (2004) 16 cópias
Rock 'n' Roll Nights (1982) 16 cópias
Angel Dust Blues (1979) 14 cópias
Super Mario Brothers (1993) 14 cópias
Hocus Pocus (1993) 12 cópias
Buzzard's Feast (1999) 12 cópias
Dance Magic (1999) 11 cópias
Pastabilities (2000) 10 cópias
Cut Back (2004) 10 cópias
Turn It Up (1984) 9 cópias
Dschihad Online (2016) 9 cópias
Chopped-Up Birdy's Feet (1997) 8 cópias
Summer's End (1993) 8 cópias
Summer's Promise (1993) 8 cópias
The Beverly Hillbillies (1952) 7 cópias
Gator Prey (1999) 7 cópias
Spell Danger (2000) 6 cópias
Three Ninjas Kick Back (1994) 5 cópias
The Boys in the Band (1996) 5 cópias
Wild Life (1987) 4 cópias
Street Fighter (1994) 4 cópias
Pink Cadillac (1989) 3 cópias
Workin' for peanuts (1983) 3 cópias
The Wave [abridged] (2018) 2 cópias
Curtindo a Vida Adoidado (2016) 2 cópias
Freaked (1993) 2 cópias
A Very Touchy Subject (1985) 2 cópias
Moving Target (1989) 2 cópias
Playing for Love (1996) 2 cópias
Amazing Panda Adventure 1 exemplar(es)
Libertem Willy 1 exemplar(es)
American Hero (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Tribu de l'asphalte (2012) 1 exemplar(es)
On The Bridge (2014) 1 exemplar(es)
LA OLA (2022) 1 exemplar(es)
The Villains Collection 1 exemplar(es)
La bomba 1 exemplar(es)
American terrorist (2016) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Jumanji (1981) — Editor — 3,188 cópias
Who Done It? (2013) — Contribuinte — 135 cópias
Visions: 19 Short Stories (1987) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
Ultimate Sports (1995) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
Connections (1989) — Contribuinte — 44 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Strasser, Todd
Outros nomes
Rhue, Morton
Rhue, T. S.
Data de nascimento
1950-05-05
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Westchester, New York, USA
Montauk, New York, USA
Educação
Beloit College (BA|1974)
New York University
Ocupação
journalist
copy writer
novelist
Aviso de desambiguação
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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Obras
160
Also by
6
Membros
15,171
Popularidade
#1,508
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Resenhas
358
ISBNs
700
Idiomas
13
Favorito
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