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Rebecca Stead


USA flag (1968 - )

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.
 
Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book nominee (2010) : When You Reach Me
Newbery Medal Best Novel winner (2010) : When You Reach Me
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2014) : Liar & Spy


Rebecca Stead recommends
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Penny Dreadful (2010)
Laurel Snyder
"I wanted to climb inside this book and pull it over my head!"
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The Summer Before Boys (2011)
Nora Raleigh Baskin
"Vivid and moving. I loved it."
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See You at Harry's (2012)
Jo Knowles
"Heartbreaking, soul-sustaining, and all-around beautiful."
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Here Where the Sunbeams Are Green (2012)
Helen Phillips
"Brimming with surprises and grand adventure. Brave, smart and full of heart, Madeline and Ruby are a breath of fresh air."
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Twerp (2013)
Mark Goldblatt
"A vivid, absorbing story about one boy's misadventure, heartache, and hope for himself."
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Bone Jack (2014)
Sara Crowe
"Dark, magical and mysterious."
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Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars (2015)
Martine Murray
"Openhearted and magical-an utter delight."

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