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Laurie Halse Anderson

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Laurie Halse Anderson grew up in Syracuse, New York, and now lives in Pennsylvania with her two daughters. The author of three picture books, 'Speak' was her first novel. Widely reviewed, it was a National Book Award finalist in the States, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, as well as winning the 1999 Golden Kite Award, given by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Both 'Speak' and 'Fever 1793' are listed in the Publishers Weekly Fiction Top Ten titles for May 2002.

Seeds of America
1. Chains (2008)
2. Forge (2010)
3. Ashes (2014)
Seeds of America Boxed Set (omnibus) (2016)


Picture Books
Laurie Halse Anderson recommends

The Difference Between You and Me (2012)
Madeleine George
"Achingly honest and empowering."

Intentions (2012)
Deborah Heiligman
"Overflows with innocence, faith, love, and the painful cost paid when all three are betrayed."

Call Me by My Name (2014)
John Ed Bradley

Challenger Deep (2015)
Neal Shüsterman
"A brilliant journey across the dark sea of the mind; frightening sensitive, and powerful. Simply extraordinary."

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