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Rebecca Stead

  • 4 stars across 6 books
    Rebecca Stead grew up in New York City where she lives today with her husband and two sons. Rebecca used to be a lawyer and wrote books for adults before turning to younger fiction. Her second book for children, When You Reach Me, won the Newbery Medal 2010, and her follow-up, Liar and Spy, was the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. She now combines her writing with work as a literary agent
    6th January 2011

    When You Reach Me

    Miranda's life is starting to unravel. Her best friend, Sal, gets punched by a kid on the street for what seems like no ... More

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    2nd October 2014

    First Light

    Peter can't wait to join his parents on an expedition to the ice caps of Greenland to study global warming. But while he... More

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    8th August 2013

    Liar and Spy

    When Georges moves into a new apartment block he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy. Soon Georges has bec... More

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    2nd June 2016

    Goodbye Stranger

    Bridge has always been a bit of an oddball, but since she recovered from a serious accident, she's found fitting in with... More

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    30th April 2018

    Bob

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    7th May 2020

    The List of Things That Will Not Change

    Despite her parents' divorce, her father's coming out as gay, and his plans to marry his boyfriend, ten-year-old Bea is ... More

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      12-year-old Miranda is having a strange time. Her very best friend got punched in the face for no reason and has stopped talking to her. The homeless...