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Mary Stolz (1920–2006)

Autor(a) de Storm in the Night

79+ Works 4,884 Membros 40 Críticas 1 Favorited

About the Author

Mary Stolz was born on March 24, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts. She studied at the Teachers College of Columbia University and the Katharine Gibbs School before going to work at Columbia as a secretary. She suffered from debilitating arthritis and wrote her first book during a long convalescence. mostrar mais To Tell Your Love was published in 1950. She wrote more than 60 children and young adult books during her lifetime including Ready or Not, Some Merry-Go-Round Music, Leap Before You Look, The Leftover Elf, Emmett's Pig, A Dog on Barkham Street, Cider Days, Ivy Larkin, and The Edge of Next Year. In a Mirror won a Child Study Children's Book Award and The Bully of Barkham Street won a Boys' Club Junior Book Award. Belling the Tiger and The Noonday Friends were named Newbery Honor books. In 1982, she received a George G. Stone Recognition of Merit Award for her entire body of work. She also wrote one adult novel entitled Truth and Consequence. She died of natural causes on December 15, 2006 at the age of 86. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras por Mary Stolz

Storm in the Night (1988) 700 exemplares
The Noonday Friends (1965) 619 exemplares
A Ballad of the Civil War (1997) 524 exemplares
A Dog on Barkham Street (1959) 304 exemplares
Stealing Home (1992) 281 exemplares
Emmett's Pig (1959) 275 exemplares
The Bully of Barkham Street (1963) 188 exemplares
Go Fish (1991) 181 exemplares
The Explorer of Barkham Street (1985) 166 exemplares
Belling the Tiger (1961) 145 exemplares
Cat Walk (1656) 118 exemplares
Cat in the Mirror (1975) 105 exemplares
Quentin Corn (1985) 87 exemplares
The Cuckoo Clock (1853) 75 exemplares
The Sea Gulls Woke Me (1951) — Autor — 59 exemplares
Ready or Not (1777) 54 exemplares
Bartholomew Fair (1990) 54 exemplares
Cezanne Pinto: A Memoir (1994) 52 exemplares
In a Mirror (1953) 44 exemplares
By the Highway Home (1971) 34 exemplares
Leap Before You Look (1972) 31 exemplares
To Tell Your Love (1950) 30 exemplares
A Wonderful, Terrible Time (1960) 30 exemplares
Who Wants Music on Monday? (1964) 29 exemplares
Ivy Larkin (1986) 28 exemplares
Casebook of a Private (Cat's) Eye (1999) 27 exemplares
The Edge of Next Year (1973) 27 exemplares
Say Something (1968) 26 exemplares
Cider Days (1978) 25 exemplares
King Emmett the Second (1820) 24 exemplares
Goodbye My Shadow (1957) 23 exemplares
Because of Madeline (1957) 22 exemplares
Student Nurse (1951) 21 exemplares
Go and catch a flying fish (1979) 20 exemplares
Pangur Ban (1988) 19 exemplares
Tales at the Mousehole (1987) 19 exemplares
Coco Grimes (1994) 18 exemplares
Lands End (1973) 17 exemplares
The Weeds & the Weather (1994) 15 exemplares
Second Nature (1958) 15 exemplares
And Love Replied (1958) 14 exemplares
Ferris Wheel (1977) 14 exemplares
Hospital Zone (1956) 14 exemplares
Rosemary (1955) 13 exemplares
The Day and the Way We Met (1956) 13 exemplares
Pray Love, Remember (1954) 13 exemplares
What Time of Night is It? (1981) 12 exemplares
A Love, or a Season (1964) 12 exemplares
Wait For Me, Michael (1961) 9 exemplares
Some Merry-Go-Round Music (1959) 8 exemplares
Deputy Shep (1991) 7 exemplares
Juan (1970) 7 exemplares
The Mystery of the Woods (1964) 7 exemplares
The Scarecrows and Their Child (1987) 7 exemplares
Frédou 6 exemplares
The Leftover Elf (1952) 6 exemplares
Great Rebellion (1961) 6 exemplares
The Dragons of the Queen (1969) 6 exemplares
Maximilian's World 5 exemplares
Pigeon Flight (2012) 3 exemplares
Siri the Conquistador (1963) 1 exemplar
Grace på sytten 1 exemplar
Som i en spegel 1 exemplar
Emma 1 exemplar
Madeline 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Emma (1815) — Introdução, algumas edições38,115 exemplares
It's Great To Be Eight (1997) — Contribuidor — 271 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1, September 1974 (1974) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 8, April 1974 (1974) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 9, May 1975 (1975) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 5, January 1977 (1977) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Slattery, Mary (birth)
Outros nomes
Slattery, Molly
Data de nascimento
1920-03-07
Data de falecimento
2006-12-15
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Local de falecimento
Longboat Key, Florida, USA
Locais de residência
Manhattan, New York, USA
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Longboat Key, Florida, USA
Educação
Columbia University
Katherine Gibbs School
Ocupações
children's book author
young adult writer
Organizações
Harper & Brothers
Harper & Row
Harper Collins
Prémios e menções honrosas
George G. Stone Center Recognition Of Merit (entire body of work ∙ 1982)
Kerlan Award (1983)
Newbery Honor Medal (1962, 1966)

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Mary Stolz, née Slattery, was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in New York City. She studied at Teachers College of Columbia University and the Katharine Gibbs school before going to work as a secretary. Her debut book, To Tell Your Love, written in pencil on yellow legal pads, was published in 1950. She produced acclaimed fiction for children and young adults, ranging from picture books to novels. She also wrote one book for adults, Truth and Consequence (1953). Ms. Stolz also contributed to magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Ladies' Home Journal, and Seventeen. She received the Child Study Association of America's Children's Book Award for her 1953 book In a Mirror; and Newbery Honors in 1962 for Belling the Tiger and in 1966 for The Noonday Friends. Her entire body of work was awarded the George G. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award in 1982.

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MamaBearLendingDen | 2 outras críticas | Nov 25, 2023 |
A wonderful, touching story about a young orphan boy and an old clockmaker. After meeting each other, the boy experiences happiness for the first time. I don’t want to reveal too much of the story, but the two share something miraculous. It’s a heartwarming story with beautiful pencil drawn illustrations. It is not a difficult read but should definitely be read aloud to children that aren’t ready to read for themselves!
 
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1Avidfan | Apr 23, 2023 |
Erin lives in modern NYC, attends a wealth private school, and is studying ancient Egypt when she accidentally hits her head in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is transported back in time, becoming Irun. Too childish for me, but I liked the cat, Ta-She.
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
79
Also by
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Membros
4,884
Popularidade
#5,146
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
40
ISBN
224
Línguas
3
Marcado como favorito
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