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Laura Amy Schlitz

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Laura Amy Schlitz, author of Fire Spell, A Drowned Maiden's Hair and the Newbery Medal-winner Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village has spent most of her life working as a librarian and professional storyteller. She has also written plays for young people that have been performed in professional theatres all over the US. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
    13th September 2012

    Fire Spell

    Clara disappears on her birthday. Exceptionally wealthy and exceptionally lonely, she requested that a puppeteer and his... More

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    1st September 2011

    The Night Fairy

    "Finely crafted and unusually dynamic... A far cry from the conventionally sweet stories about fairies." Booklist (starr... More

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    1st May 2014

    A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama

    By Newbery Medallist Laura Amy Schlitz. "People throw the word 'classic' about a lot, but A Drowned Maiden's Hair genuin... More

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    7th July 2016

    The Hired Girl

    Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her delicious wit and keen eye to early twentieth-century America in a mov... More

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    1st October 2007

    Bearskinner

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    4th January 2018

    The Princess and the Crocodile

    A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off - and a deliciou... More

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      Fire Spell

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      This book was an absolute delight to read. It is set in Victorian London where an upper class girl named Clara Wintermute wants a birthday party with...