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Laurie Halse Anderson

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    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.
    4th January 2010

    Chains

    Isabel and her sister, Ruth, are slaves. Sold from one owner to the next, they arrive in New York as the Americans are f... More

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    20th March 2008

    Speak

    From her first moment at Merryweather High, Melinda Sordino knows she's an outcast. She busted an end-of-summer par... More

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    7th August 2014

    Catalyst

    Gritty and hard hitting, this is thoughtful teen fiction at its finest. Kate Malone: popular straight A student,... More

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    3rd July 2014

    Twisted

    Seventeen-year-old Tyler is totally enjoying his position as high school Alpha male after years of being "the geek... More

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    4th September 2014

    The Impossible Knife of Memory

    A searing look at the effects of post traumatic stress on soldiers and their families, seen through the eyes of te... More

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    5th May 2016

    Wintergirls

    A beautifully written and riveting look at anorexia from acclaimed author Laurie Halse Anderson. Cassie and Lia are best... More

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    5th June 2014

    Prom

    Everyone's excited about the prom except Ashley, who couldn't care less. She's too busy worrying about her crazy f... More

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    1st January 2011

    Forge

    Isabel and Curzon have escaped New York and are facing a life on the run. Isabel wants to find her sister, and Curzon ca... More

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