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S.A. Bodeen

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Also writes as Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen.

Stephanie is the award-winning author of the Elizabeti's Doll series of picture books, as well as several others. Her first young adult novel The Compound was released in 2008 and recently won the Maryland BlackEyedSusan Award, Nebraska Golden Sower Award, and the Indiana Young Hoosier Award. Her second YA The Gardener was featured on Good Morning America as a Best Summer Teen Read, and her third YA The Raft was recently named a 2013 Tayshas list title. The Fallout will be released September 2013 from Feiwel and Friends/MacMillan


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Average rating: 3.73 · 16,667 ratings · 2,897 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The Compound (The Compound,...
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 10,512 ratings — published 2008 — 18 editions
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The Raft
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 3,049 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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The Gardener
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 2,257 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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The Fallout (The Compound, #2)
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 514 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Shipwreck Island
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — expected publication 2014 — 2 editions
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Elizabeti's Doll
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Mama Elizabeti
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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“Yeah, well, wish in one hand, crap in the other, and see which fills up first”
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“My dad was never one of those dads you could ask for a quarter if you saw a gumball machine. Instead he had one of those black American Express cards not available to general public. Gumball machines didn’t have slots for those.”
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Unopened pouch may be laid on a warm surface.
Lay unopened pouch in direct sunlight. Not much chance of that down here.
Place unopened pouch inside you shirt, allow you body temperature to warm your MRE.

I was surprised they left out: Place unopened pouch on ground and pee on it.”
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message 4: by S.A.

S.A. Bodeen Oh good! I know exactly what they want to discuss, I suspect;)


message 3: by J.M.

J.M. Varner I have a student who keeps asking if I've read The Raft yet -- wants to discuss the ending with me. I'll be reading it soon!


message 2: by S.A.

S.A. Bodeen I would not want to read it on a plane;0 Glad you liked it:)

Juhina wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request. I LOVED your novel, and I should add that I read it while on a seven hour flight! :D"


Juhina Thanks for accepting my friend request. I LOVED your novel, and I should add that I read it while on a seven hour flight! :D


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