Sharon Creech is the Newbery-winning author of Walk Two Moons, which was her second book for children and her fourth published book. Since winning the prestigious award in 1995, she has become a beloved young adult author, sought out by librarians, teachers, parents, and kids. Creech has also gone on to win other awards, including the Carnegie Medal, a children's literature award that is typically presented to British authors in the United Kingdom, making her the first American author to win it. Creech has lived in the United States, England, Switzerland, and Italy, and her travels have added flavor to her wonderful writing. Explore her remarkable journey as an author from her first attempts to her unexpected success in Sharon Creech.
Full-color photographs. Chronology. Bibliography. Further reading. Box features. Web sites. Index.
About the Author(s)
Tracey Baptiste enjoys writing books for young adults. She is the author of six books, including a biography of Stephenie Meyer for Chelsea House. In 2005, her debut novel, Angel's Grace, was named one of the 100 best books for reading and sharing, along with Sharon Creech's Replay.