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Joan Abelove

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Occupation  Author
Name  Joan Abelove
Language  English
Role  Writer
Nationality  American
Education  Barnard College
Genre  Young-adult fiction

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Born  1945 (age 69–70)New York, United States
Alma mater  Barnard College, City University of New York (PhD)
Notable works  Go and Come BackSaying It Out Loud
Books  Go and come back, Saying it out loud, Sag es, sag es laut.

Go And Come Back


Joan Abelove (born 1945) is an American writer of young adult novels. She attended Barnard College and has a PhD in cultural anthropology from the City University of New York. She spent two years in the jungles of Peru as part of her doctoral research and used the experience as background for her first novel, Go and Come Back (1998). Go and Come Back, about a young Peruvian girl's encounter with anthropologists, earned numerous awards and citations, including a "Best Books for Young Adults" selection of the American Library Association and "Book Prize Finalist" selection of the Los Angeles Times. Her second book, Saying It Out Loud, is about a Jewish girl coming to terms with her mother's death from brain cancer.

Joan Abelove Amazoncom Go and Come Back 9780141306940 Joan Abelove Books

Joan Abelove participates in a critique group with Gail Carson Levine, writer of Ella Enchanted and Writing Magic, a guide for child authors who wish to make their stories better.

Joan Abelove Amazoncom Saying it Out Loud 9780141312279 Joan Abelove Books

She now lives in New York City with her husband and son.

References

Joan Abelove Wikipedia


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