Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech

in South Euclid, Ohio, The United States
July 29, 1945



I was born in South Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, and grew up there with my noisy and rowdy family: my parents (Ann and Arvel), my sister (Sandy), and my three brothers (Dennis, Doug and Tom).
For a fictional view of what it was like growing up in my family, see Absolutely Normal Chaos. (In that book, the brothers even have the same names as my own brothers.) Our house was not only full of us Creeches, but also full of friends and visiting relatives.
In the summer, we usually took a trip, all of us piled in a car and heading out to Wisconsin or Michigan or, once, to Idaho. We must have been a very noisy bunch, and I'm not sure how our parents put up with being cooped up with us in the car for those trips. The five-day trip out to Idah

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En routefrom Zurich to LuganoSwitzerland
high over the Alpsa spring afternoon
ahhhhyou sayahhhh

hiking through the villagedown the stone pathstop at the red bench
ahhhhyou sayahhh
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“Then I thought, boy, isn't that just typical? You wait and wait and wait for something, and then when it happens, you feel sad.”
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“You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.”
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“Sometimes you know in your heart you love someone, but you have to go away before your head can figure it out.”
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