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Adam Gidwitz
Adam Gidwitz grew up in Baltimore. Now he lives in Brooklyn and teaches kids large and slightly less large at Saint Ann's School. Adam only writes about what he's experienced personally. So, while all of the strange, hilarious, and frightening things in A TALE DARK AND GRIMM really did happen to... show more



Adam Gidwitz grew up in Baltimore. Now he lives in Brooklyn and teaches kids large and slightly less large at Saint Ann's School. Adam only writes about what he's experienced personally. So, while all of the strange, hilarious, and frightening things in A TALE DARK AND GRIMM really did happen to Hansel and Gretel, they also happened to Adam. Of course, if you've ever had a childhood, they've probably happened to you, too.

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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 11 months ago
My coworker (again, the one with the best taste) recommended this book to me. Let me take this moment to say that I didn't really enjoy a Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. He was always going on about how their lives were so terrible, but I just thought they're not dead, they're sti...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 2 years ago
This book is a retelling of The Empire Strikes Back and a guide to becoming a Jedi. It is told through Luke Skywalker's point of view, and follows the original book's story line very closely. In between chapters Gidwitz talks directly to the reader giving lessons on meditation and self-control. Gidw...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 2 years ago
Once upon a time, fairy tales were awesome. - Opening Sentence I read this book because the author, Adam Gidwitz, is coming to visit our school in September and I wanted to be familiar with his works. I'm reading Star Wars: So You Want to be a Jedi also written by Gidwitz. I enjoyed this boo...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 3 years ago
I adored this book!
Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it 4 years ago
This is a great big DNF. What a huge disappointment. My favorite of the original Star Wars movies, and I couldn't even struggle through this painful novelization. Second person POV is an awkward, off-putting narrative style, and it did not work for me. I can't think of an instance that it has EV...
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