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Laura Amy Schlitz

Laura Amy Schlitz

  • 5 stars across 5 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... MoreFire Spell

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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... MoreThe Night Fairy

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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... MoreA Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama

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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... MoreThe Hired Girl

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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... MoreThe Princess and the Crocodile

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