Search - List of Books by Joan Abelove

Joan Abelove (born 1945) is an American writer of young adult novels. She attended Barnard College and has a Ph.D 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 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.

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

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Total Books: 9
Go and Come Back
2008 - Go and Come Back (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439556955
ISBN-10: 1439556954
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Go and Come Back
2005 - Go and Come Back (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783125737525
ISBN-10: 3125737524
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Saying It Out Loud
2001 - Saying It Out Loud (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780141312279
ISBN-10: 0141312270
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Go and Come Back
2001 - Go and Come Back (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613284981
ISBN-10: 0613284984
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Saying It Out Loud
2001 - Saying It Out Loud (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613442527
ISBN-10: 0613442520
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Go and Come Back
2000 - Go and Come Back (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780141306940
ISBN-10: 0141306947
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 5

Saying It Out Loud
1999 - Saying It Out Loud [Richard Jackson Books DK Ink] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780789426093
ISBN-10: 0789426099
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Go and Come Back
1998 - Go and Come Back (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780789424761
ISBN-10: 0789424762
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Saying It Out Loud
Saying It Out Loud (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780606214100
ISBN-10: 0606214100
Genre: Children's Books
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