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Frances O'Roark Dowell

Autor(a) de Shooting the Moon

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About the Author

Frances O'Roark Dowell was born on a military post in Berlin, Germany on May 30, 1964. She received a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the University of Massachusetts. She has written numerous books including Where I'd Like to Be, The Secret Language mostrar mais of Girls, The Kind of Friends We Used to Be, Chicken Boy, and Falling In. She also writes the Phineas L. MacGuire series. She has received numerous awards for her work including Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel for Dovey Coe in 2001, the William Allen White Award for Dovey Coe in 2003, and the Christopher Medal for Shooting the Moon. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Frances O'Roark Dowell

Shooting the Moon (2008) 1,218 exemplares
The Kind of Friends We Used to Be (2009) 808 exemplares
The Secret Language of Girls (2004) 754 exemplares
Dovey Coe (2000) 609 exemplares
Where I'd Like To Be (2003) 533 exemplares
Chicken Boy (2005) 468 exemplares
Falling In (2010) 313 exemplares
Ten Miles Past Normal (2011) 302 exemplares
The Second Life of Abigail Walker (2012) 199 exemplares
Sam the Man & the Chicken Plan (2016) 56 exemplares
Trouble the Water (2016) 53 exemplares


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Found: YA book about orphaned girl em Name that Book (Dezembro 31, 2023)
(M81'12) Ten Miles Past Normal, Frances O'Roark Dowell em World Reading Circle (Novembro 2012)


A novel in verse about understanding and overcoming a rage deep inside of you. One that causes you to hurt people and Understanding why you have this rage. Haz’s story is told through text messages, free verse emails to his therapist and transcripts of interviews between him, his mom and his Granny. The author definitely gets across Haz’s confusion and anger stemming from his dad’s injury and own anger. This read at a higher level than MS.
Z_Brarian | 2 outras críticas | Dec 12, 2022 |
I wish I had these books back when I was an elementary teacher. They are great!
RobertaLea | 10 outras críticas | Oct 2, 2022 |
Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss.
fernandie | Sep 15, 2022 |
While this book brought up serious and important topics, the way it was told made it hard to understand. I was bored, couldn't connect to any of the characters despite wanting to, and was lost half the time. The structure in this is nonsensical. It's slow to start and just--ends. There's no real character arc in a book that seems built to have one. Somehow, it was a quick read.
iszevthere | 2 outras críticas | Jul 27, 2022 |



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