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Meet adele griffin
Adele Griffin (born July 29, 1970) is a young adult fiction author, writing numerous novels for young adults, most recently The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone, as well as the Vampire Island and Witch Twins series. Her novels Sons of Liberty and Where I Want to Be were both National Book Award finalists.
Adele griffin author of the unfinished life of addison stone
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone is a documentary-style biography of a brilliant and destructive New York Street artist Addison Stone, now deceased. Presented as an oral history, the novel is illustrated with photos, illustrations, newspaper and magazine clippings, as well as reproductions of the artist's work
All You Never Wanted is the story of a sibling rivalry between Alex, an attractive, popular girl, and her younger sister, Thea, who embarks on a campaign to usurp Alex's status.
Tighter is a retelling of Henry James' classic Turn of the Screw
Adele Griffin was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lives with her husband, their two young children, and their dog, Edith, in Brooklyn, New York.
Awards and accolades
2014 The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone Booklist 100 Best YA Mysteries of the Past 10 Years, YALSA 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults, Booklist Top Ten Arts Books for Youth, Amazon Best Books 2014: Teen & Young Adult, School Library Journal Best Book 2014, Romantic Times Finalist for Book of the Year
2013 Loud Awake & Lost Booklist Editor's Choice, YALSA 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults
2012 All You Never Wanted
2011 Tighter: Kirkus Best Book
2005 Where I Want to Be: National Book Award finalist, Kirkus Best Book, ALA Best Book
2002 Amandine: Publishers Weekly Best Book, ALA Best Book
2001 Hannah Divided: Booklist Editor’s Choice
1998 The Other Shepards: SLJ Best Book, ALA Notable Book and ALA Best Book, Publishers Weekly Best Book
1997 Sons of Liberty: National Book Award Finalist, ALA Best Book