Search - List of Books by Barbara Brooks Wallace

Barbara Brooks Wallace is an award-winning American children's writer, including NLAPW Children's Book Award and International Youth Library "Best of the Best" for Claudia (2001) and William Allen White Children's Book Award for Peppermints in the Parlor (1983) William Allen White Children's Book Awards.

Wallace was born and spent her childhood in China, but came to live in the United States. San Francisco was a port of entry for the family many times. The huge white-pillared mansion on the side of a hill that she lived in became the Sugar Hill Hall mansion which served as the setting for some of her most popular books. She graduated from UCLA where she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority.

Wallace won two Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America for The Twin in the Tavern (1994) edgar award and Sparrows in the Scullery (1998). Cousins in The Castle (1997) 1997 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominees and Ghosts in the Gallery (2001) Award Winners > Edgar Allan Poe Awards were also nominated for an Edgar Award.

Wallace's books are often compared to Lemony Snicket as well as books by Joan Lowery Nixon, a four time recipient of the Edgar Award, and Beverly Cleary. She is given high praise by the American Library Association ALA | December 2005.

In 2009, Wallace tapped the creative development group, Pangea Corporation, to represent and develop her series of books into animated and live action entertainment. The trilogy series, "Miss Switch" had previously enjoyed a popular run on the successful TV program, the ABC Weekend Specials.

Other books include:

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Total Books: 117
Diary Of A Little Devil
2011 - Diary of a Little Devil (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781466205536
ISBN-10: 1466205539
Genre: Children's Books
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Small Footsteps in the Land of the Dragon
2009 - Small Footsteps in the Land of the Dragon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982312926
ISBN-10: 098231292X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Anastasia Florence Nightingale and I A Nurse's Story
2009 - Anastasia Florence Nightingale and I a Nurse's Story (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982312919
ISBN-10: 0982312911
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Have Dragon Will Travel
2009 - Have Dragon Will Travel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780982312902
ISBN-10: 0982312903
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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the interesting thing that happened at Perfect Acres Inc
2007 - The Interesting Thing That Happened at Perfect Acres Inc (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595457632
ISBN-10: 0595457630
Genre: Children's Books
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Cousins in the Castle
2006 - Cousins in the Castle (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780595411313
ISBN-10: 0595411312
Genre: Children's Books
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Sparrows in the Scullery
2006 - Sparrows in the Scullery (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780595411559
ISBN-10: 059541155X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Ghosts in the Gallery
2006 - Ghosts in the Gallery (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780595411054
ISBN-10: 0595411053
Genre: Children's Books
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The Twin in the Tavern
2006 - The Twin in the Tavern (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780595410675
ISBN-10: 0595410677
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Perils of Peppermints
2005 - The Perils of Peppermints (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780689850455
ISBN-10: 068985045X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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Peppermints in the Parlor
2005 - Peppermints in the Parlor (Paperback)Paperback, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780689874178
ISBN-10: 0689874170
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Barrel in the Basement
2005 - The Barrel in the Basement (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780595343997
ISBN-10: 0595343996
Genre: Children's Books
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Julia and the Third Bad Thing
2005 - Julia and the Third Bad Thing (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780595348107
ISBN-10: 0595348106
Genre: Children's Books
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Argyle
2004 - Argyle (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781563970436
ISBN-10: 1563970430
Genre: Children's Books
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Miss Switch Online
2003 - Miss Switch Online (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780689860287
ISBN-10: 0689860285
Genre: Children's Books
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Secret in St Something
2003 - Secret in St Something (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780689856013
ISBN-10: 0689856016
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 3

Miss Switch to the Rescue
2002 - Miss Switch to the Rescue [Miss Switch] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780689851766
ISBN-10: 0689851766
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Trouble with Miss Switch
2002 - The Trouble with Miss Switch (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780689851773
ISBN-10: 0689851774
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Claudia and Duffy
2001 - Claudia and Duffy (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780595153374
ISBN-10: 0595153372
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Hello Claudia
2000 - Hello Claudia (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780595153350
ISBN-10: 0595153356
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Claudia
2000 - Claudia (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780595153381
ISBN-10: 0595153380
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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