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Rebecca Stead
Rebecca Stead has written three novels for children: When You Reach Me (A New York Times bestseller, and winner of the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Fiction); Liar & Spy, a New York Times bestseller and NYT Book Review Notable Book for Children; and First Light, a Junior... show more
Rebecca Stead has written three novels for children: When You Reach Me (A New York Times bestseller, and winner of the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Fiction); Liar & Spy, a New York Times bestseller and NYT Book Review Notable Book for Children; and First Light, a Junior Library Guild Selection and a New York Public Library Best Book for Teens. Rebecca lives in New York City with her family.
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Birth date: January 16, 1968
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Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 4 months ago
As I’ve grown older, I realize how my perspective has changed, especially when I read different genres and consider which character I am relating to the most. When I read Middle Grade fiction, there is still a tiny part of me that unabashedly relates to the main character, despite what my appearance...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 12 months ago
I gave Goodbye Stranger another chance after enjoying Stead's newest book The List of Things That Will Not Change. I managed to finish it this time and there were parts that I enjoyed (Stead writes friendships very well). Overall though I just don't think it's her best work, and I still found it les...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 1 year ago
What a great book about what is not “normal” can be perfectly normal, if you allow it to be. Armed with the notebook that her parents gave her, Bea finds that since her parents have divorced, life has become complicated. Why can’t things be simple like they used to be, why must everything be so conf...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 2 years ago
Trying to clear the decks here with these quick takes on Audiobooks, like I indicated I would be doing yesterday (which also helps from the deep dive I took on Hands Up yesterday, too). --- This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper, Ramón de Ocampo (Narrator)Unabridged Audiobook, 10 hrs., 17 min...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it 2 years ago
Audience: Grades 3-5 Format: Audiobook/Library Copy I feel bad that I can't remember anything about Gran Nicholas's house. - first sentence Livy is practically 11, well... 10 & 1/2 (almost). She hasn't been to visit her Gran in Australia for five years. She has forgotten a lot of things: 1) ...
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