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Barbara O'Connor writes novels for children in grades 3 to 6, including HOW TO STEAL A DOG (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster; 2007). Others include FAME AND GLORY IN FREEDOM, GEORGIA, MOONPIE AND IVY, and ME AND RUPERT GOODY. She is a three-time winner of the Parents Choice Award, the Massachusetts Book Award, School Library Journal Best Books, and the Dolly Gray Award. She currently has bo... More
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3/27/2015A Way with Words (0 Comments )
I adored my editor Frances Foster for many reasons. Her humor, her smarts, her genteel manner. She also had a lovely way with words...always eloquent, tactful, and respectful.In my ongoing quest to purge my office of STUFF, I came across some... Read the rest of this post
3/24/2015Just Stop It, Jo Knowles (0 Comments )
Come on, Jo Knowles.Stop pretending to be a grown-up.Because I know better.You are a teenager.You MUST be. Because you just NAIL the teen voice in your amazing new book.Read Between the LinesI mean, no grown-up I know writes:"Simon!" I yell,... Read the rest of this post
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Barbara's Published Works Ages Date Published
Books 1 - 4 of 27 from Barbara's published works, View all 27 books
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1. The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester (Paperback)
    Author: Barbara O'Connor
    Publisher: Square Fish
Ages 9-12 10/11/2011
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251 Reviews  
2. How to Steal a Dog (Hardcover)
    Author: Barbara O'Connor
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 9-12 03/20/2007
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950 Reviews  
3. Me and Rupert Goody (Hardcover)
    Author: Barbara O'Connor, Deborah Lanino
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 9-12 10/15/1999
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8 Reviews  
4. Beethoven in Paradise (Frances Foster Books) (Hardcover)
    Author: Barbara O'Connor
    Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Ages 9-12 04/02/1997
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7 Reviews  
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1. The Man Called Cash: The Life, Love, And Faith of an American Legend- th...
    Author: Steve Turner
    Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
N/A 8/25/2007
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107 Reviews  
2. The Aurora County All-Stars (Hardcover)
    Author: Deborah Wiles
    Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Ages 9-12 8/25/2007
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Barbara tagged as: middle-grade
130 Reviews  
3. Hattie Big Sky (Hardcover)
    Author: Kirby Larson
    Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Young Adults 8/22/2007
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Barbara tagged as: middle-grade
1,210 Reviews  
4. A Crooked Kind of Perfect (Hardcover)
    Author: Linda Urban
    Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Ages 9-12 8/14/2007
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Barbara tagged as: middle-grade
1,100 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Sarah Lamstein on 9/16/2009 at 8:39 PM:
Huge congratulations, Barbara! Small is good.
Comment by Karen Kirchel on 7/29/2009 at 6:26 PM:
Wow! So glad I might have helped, especially since one of your books in on my bookshelf. :)

-- Karen
Comment by joe fyer on 3/14/2009 at 1:00 PM:
HELLO BARBARA,
HOW DOES ONE ENTER A CONTEST WHERE ONE MAY RECIEVE ANY AWARD AS YOU HAVE..I'VE WRITTEN TWO CHILDRENS' BOOKS.
Comment by joe fyer on 3/13/2009 at 7:49 AM:
how do i get my books out there like you
i have two.
Comment by jama rattigan on 8/6/2007 at 2:54 PM:
Thanks for adding me, Barbara. That work glove Willy is adorable :)!
Comment by Mary Cunningham on 7/1/2007 at 12:44 PM:
Thanks for adding me, Barbara. I look forward to becoming "friends."

Mary
Comment by Tracy Grand on 6/20/2007 at 4:51 PM:
Barbara,
It's great to have you be part of the JacketFlap community. Best, Tracy
Comment by Kerry Madden on 5/21/2007 at 1:21 PM:
What a great review from Boston, Barbara! Congratulations. I really look forward to reading it...Do you know Ellen James at the WIN Conference that takes places in Greenville, SC each fall? Let me know if you want her contact information. She's so supportive of writers and it seems you being from Gr... more
Comment by Bruce Black on 4/30/2007 at 1:59 PM:
Barbara... Thanks for sharing the link.
Bruce
Comment by Sharon A Putnam on 4/20/2007 at 9:44 AM:
Hi Barbara,
I can't believe that I'm going to be your first comment. Thanks for adding me!

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