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Joan Bauer, born July 12, 1951 in River Forest, Illinois, is an award-winning author of young adult literature currently living in Brooklyn. The main characters in her books are typically teenagers who are dealing with complicated family issues, such as alcoholism, abandonment, illness, and self-esteem issues, but such issues are faced with a light touch and humor is added in to lighten it up.

Before publishing her first book, Bauer worked for the Chicago Tribune, McGraw-Hill books, and WLS Radio. During her career, Bauer has won several awards for her writing including the Newbery Honor, LA Times Book Prize, Christopher Award, and the Golden Kite Award of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Bauer is married and the parent of one daughter.

Her novels include (in chronological order)
  • Squashed
  • Thwonk
  • Sticks
  • Rules Of The Road
  • Backwater
  • Hope Was Here
  • Stand Tall
  • Best Foot Forward
  • Peeled
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Total Books: 132
Soar
2017 - Soar (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780147513151
ISBN-10: 0147513154
Genre: Children's Books
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Tell Me
2015 - Tell Me (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780147513144
ISBN-10: 0147513146
Genre: Children's Books
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Almost Home
2013 - Almost Home (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780545651905
ISBN-10: 0545651905
Genre: Children's Books
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Close to Famous
2012 - Close to Famous (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142420171
ISBN-10: 0142420174
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Close to Famous
2011 - Close to Famous (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780545433440
ISBN-10: 0545433444
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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This Family Is Driving Me Crazy Ten Stories About Surviving Your Family
Peeled
2009 - Peeled (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780545208048
ISBN-10: 0545208041
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 6

Peeled
2009 - Peeled (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780142414309
ISBN-10: 0142414301
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 8

2009 - Hope Was There [Penguin] (Paperback)
The Almost Sound of Drowning
2008 - The Almost Sound of Drowning (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781599481524
ISBN-10: 1599481529
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Sticks
2008 - Sticks (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781439550441
ISBN-10: 1439550441
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Thwonk
2008 - Thwonk (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781439550458
ISBN-10: 143955045X
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Hope Was Here
2008 - Hope Was Here (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439516409
ISBN-10: 1439516405
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Squashed
2008 - Squashed (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439516416
ISBN-10: 1439516413
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Backwater
2008 - Backwater (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439516423
ISBN-10: 1439516421
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Rules of the Road
2008 - Rules of the Road (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781435257818
ISBN-10: 1435257812
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Best Foot Forward
2006 - Best Foot Forward (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780142406908
ISBN-10: 0142406902
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 7

Hope Was Here
2005 - Hope Was Here [r/i] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780142404249
ISBN-10: 0142404241
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 20

Thwonk
2005 - Thwonk (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780142404294
ISBN-10: 0142404292
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 10

Best Foot Forward
2005 - Best Foot Forward (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780399234743
ISBN-10: 0399234748
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 15

Rules of the Road
2005 - Rules of the Road [Rules of the Road, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142404256
ISBN-10: 014240425X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 10

Stand Tall
2004 - Stand Tall (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780142401484
ISBN-10: 014240148X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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2002 - Unterwegs Mit Mrs Gladstone [German Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2001 - Amor Herzknig Und Ich [Ab 12 J.] (Paperback)
2000 - Hope Was Here [Newbery Honor Book] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD