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Todd Strasser

Autor(a) de The Wave

159+ Works 15,073 Membros 357 Críticas 9 Favorited

About the Author

Todd Strasser was born in New York City. While still a child, Strasser and his parents moved to Roslyn Heights, New York on Long Island. Strasser attended the I.U. Willets Elementary school and then the Wheatley School for junior high and high school. Strasser went to college at New York University mostrar mais for a few years, before dropping out. He lived on a commune, and then in Europe, where he was a street musician. While he was in Europe, Strasser wrote songs and poems in letters to his friends. He decided to try writing. Upon his return to the United States, Strasser enrolled at Beloit College where he studied literature and writing. After graduating, Strasser worked at the Middletown Times Herald-Record newspaper in Middletown, New York, and later at Compton Advertising in New York City. In 1978, he sold his first novel, Angel Dust Blues. Strasser used the money to start the Dr. Wing Tip Shoo fortune cookie company. For the next 12 years, Todd sold more fortune cookies than books. n 1990, Strasser moved to Westchester County, N.Y., where during the next few years, he wrote various movie novelizations, including Home Alone, Free Willy, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Jumanji. In 1993 he wrote Help! I'm Trapped in My Teacher's Body and since then has written 16 more Help! I'm Trapped... books, as well as several other series. All together, he has published more than 100 books. Strasser is alos a speaker at schools and conferences when he is not busy writing Strasser has won numerous awards in the course of his career, including the 1995 New York State Library Association Award for Outstanding Children's Literature for the Help! I'm Trapped Series, several State Literature Awards, the 1996 International Reading Association Children's Choice as well as the 1996 Children's Book Council Children's Choice for Give a Boy a Gun and the 1996 American Library Association Best Book for Teens. He won the 1997 American Library Association Notable Book for Abe Lincoln for Class President, the 1988 American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and was a 1988 Edgar Allan Poe nominee from the Mystery Writers of America. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Disambiguation Notice:

(eng) Todd Strasser also writes under the pen name Morton Rhue

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Obras por Todd Strasser

The Wave (1981) 2,370 exemplares
Give a Boy a Gun (1999) 752 exemplares
Boot Camp (2007) 651 exemplares
Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker? (2006) 401 exemplares
Can't Get There from Here (2004) 391 exemplares
Fallout (2013) 342 exemplares
Wish You Were Dead (2009) 306 exemplares
Con-fidence (2002) 285 exemplares
If I Grow Up (2009) 209 exemplares
Too Scared to Sleep (2007) 198 exemplares
Blood on My Hands (2010) 175 exemplares
Jumanji (Novelization) (1995) 162 exemplares
No Place (2013) 140 exemplares
The Pagemaster (1994) 136 exemplares
How I Changed My Life (1995) 133 exemplares
Help! I'm Trapped in Santa's Body (1997) 128 exemplares
Home Alone (1990) 125 exemplares
Kids' Book of Gross Facts & Feats (1998) 116 exemplares
Free Willy: A Novelization (1993) 114 exemplares
The Diving Bell (1992) 107 exemplares
Too Dark to See (2008) 104 exemplares
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1705) 103 exemplares
Too Afraid To Scream (2008) 101 exemplares
Abe Lincoln for Class President (1996) 100 exemplares
The Beast of Cretacea (2015) 97 exemplares
Kill You Last (2011) 92 exemplares
Kidnap Kids (1998) 90 exemplares
Famous (2011) 88 exemplares
The Good Son (1993) 64 exemplares
Howl-a-Ween (1996) 59 exemplares
Price of Duty (2018) 58 exemplares
Close Call (1999) 54 exemplares
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) 53 exemplares
Rookie of the Year (1993) 52 exemplares
Free Willy 3: The rescue (1997) 51 exemplares
Addams Family Values (1993) — Autor — 51 exemplares
Walt Disney's Lady and the Tramp (1994) 50 exemplares
For Money and Love (2007) 49 exemplares
The Wave (Penguin Readers) (1753) 48 exemplares
Summer of '69 (2019) 47 exemplares
Shark Bite (1998) 46 exemplares
Hey Dad, Get a Life! (1996) 41 exemplares
Mutilated Monkey Meat (1997) 41 exemplares
Drift X: Slide or Die (2006) 38 exemplares
The Accident (1988) 33 exemplares
Here Comes Heavenly (1999) 32 exemplares
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts (1997) 32 exemplares
Stolen Kisses, Secrets, and Lies (2007) 29 exemplares
Shirt and Shoes Not Required (2011) 28 exemplares
Beyond the Reef (1989) 28 exemplares
Richie Rich (1994) 26 exemplares
Thief of Dreams (2003) 26 exemplares
Count Your Blessings (2007) 25 exemplares
Friends Till the End (1981) 23 exemplares
Home Alone 3 (1997) 22 exemplares
The Good War (2021) 20 exemplares
Grizzly Attack (1998) 20 exemplares
Battle Drift (2006) 18 exemplares
Sidewayz Glory (2006) 18 exemplares
Take Off (2004) 17 exemplares
The Mall from Outer Space (1987) 17 exemplares
Close Out (2004) 16 exemplares
Rock 'n' Roll Nights (1982) 15 exemplares
Angel Dust Blues (1979) 14 exemplares
Super Mario Brothers (1993) 14 exemplares
Hocus Pocus (1993) 12 exemplares
Buzzard's Feast (1999) 12 exemplares
Dance Magic (1999) 11 exemplares
Drive Me Crazy (Movie Tie In) (1999) 11 exemplares
Pastabilities (2000) 10 exemplares
Cut Back (2004) 10 exemplares
Dschihad Online (2016) 9 exemplares
Turn It Up (1984) 8 exemplares
Summer's Promise (1993) 8 exemplares
Chopped-Up Birdy's Feet (1997) 8 exemplares
Summer's End (1993) 8 exemplares
Gator Prey (1999) 7 exemplares
The Beverly Hillbillies (1952) 7 exemplares
Spell Danger (2000) 6 exemplares
Man of the House (movie tie-in) (1995) 6 exemplares
Wordsworth and the Tasty Treat (1996) 5 exemplares
The Boys in the Band (1996) 5 exemplares
Three Ninjas Kick Back (1994) 5 exemplares
Street Fighter (1994) 4 exemplares
Wild Life (1987) 4 exemplares
Pink Cadillac (1989) 3 exemplares
Workin' for peanuts (1983) 3 exemplares
Moving Target (1989) 2 exemplares
Curtindo a Vida Adoidado (2016) 2 exemplares
A Very Touchy Subject (1985) 2 exemplares
The Wave [abridged] (2018) 2 exemplares
Freaked (1993) 2 exemplares
Playing for Love (1996) 2 exemplares
Tribu de l'asphalte (2012) 1 exemplar
American Hero (2018) 1 exemplar
LA OLA (2022) 1 exemplar
La bomba 1 exemplar
American terrorist (2016) 1 exemplar
On The Bridge (2014) 1 exemplar
Libertem Willy 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Jumanji (1981) — Editor — 3,175 exemplares
Who Done It? (2013) — Contribuidor — 136 exemplares
Ultimate Sports (1995) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
Visions: 19 Short Stories (1987) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
Connections (1989) — Contribuidor — 44 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Strasser, Todd
Outros nomes
Rhue, Morton
Rhue, T. S.
Data de nascimento
1950-05-05
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Westchester, New York, USA
Montauk, New York, USA
Educação
Beloit College (BA|1974)
New York University
Ocupações
journalist
copy writer
novelist
Nota de desambiguação
Todd Strasser also writes under the pen name Morton Rhue

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Estatísticas

Obras
159
Also by
6
Membros
15,073
Popularidade
#1,523
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Críticas
357
ISBN
700
Línguas
13
Marcado como favorito
9

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