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About the Author

Andrea Warren has written many award-winning books for children including Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story, which received the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, and Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps, a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book. She lives in Kansas City. Visit her mostrar mais at AndreaWarren.com. mostrar menos

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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1946-10-30
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Norfolk, Nebraska, USA
Locais de residência
Newman Grove, Nebraska, USA
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Educação
University of Nebraska
University of Kansas
Ocupação
high school English teacher
biographer
journalist
freelance writer
children's book author
Pequena biografia
Andrea Warren grew up in the town of Newman Grove, Nebraska. She graduated from the University of Nebraska with a master’s degree in British literature. She wrote her first stories for publication while teaching high school English and history in Hastings, Nebraska. Later she moved to Lawrence, Kansas, and earned a master’s degree in magazine journalism from the University of Kansas. After briefly editing a magazine and working as a newspaper reporter, she began her career as a freelance writer, contributing articles to major magazines. She also began writing books. In 1996, she published her first nonfiction book for young readers, Orphan Train Rider: One Boy’s True Story.

It was followed by several more nonfiction works that have won awards, including the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.

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Orphans and abandoned children in the east were loaded onto trains and adopted out to families in the west.
 
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MaryRachelSmith | outras 14 resenhas | Nov 30, 2021 |
A jour - ney into the warehouses, slums, factories, and schools of Victo - rian England, and into the life of Charles Dickens, who used his tal - ent for writing to describe the lives of the poor and inspire readers to social action.
 
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NCSS | outras 6 resenhas | Jul 23, 2021 |
teen sexuality and how to deal with it
 
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ritaer | Apr 18, 2021 |
Andrea Warren writes about the life of Jack Mandelbaum and his experience with the holocaust. He is sent to four different concentration camps, and his main goal is to survive. He does this in whatever way he can, whether it's thinking of survival as a game or remembering his family. Despite horrible conditions, Jack is able to survive, but the rest of his family doesn't. The book includes pictures of the concentration camps and pictures of Jack, and seeing these pictures really brings to life how this was a real person living in this horribly unimaginable scenario.… (mais)
 
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briannawallace | outras 17 resenhas | Nov 4, 2020 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
13
Membros
2,139
Popularidade
#12,033
Avaliação
4.1
Resenhas
62
ISBNs
68

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