Lisa Graff





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Lisa Graff is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of the National Book Award nominee A Tangle of Knots, as well as Lost in the Sun, Absolutely Almost, Double Dog Dare, Umbrella Summer, The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower, The Thing About Georgie and Sophie Simon Solves Them All. Originally from California, she lived for many years in New York City and now makes her home just outside of Philadelphia.

Average rating: 3.99 · 22,472 ratings · 3,029 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
A Tangle of Knots

3.94 avg rating — 5,732 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
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Umbrella Summer

4.04 avg rating — 5,406 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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Absolutely Almost

4.02 avg rating — 5,050 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Lost in the Sun

4.11 avg rating — 2,784 ratings — published 2015 — 10 editions
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The Thing about Georgie

3.93 avg rating — 1,942 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
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Double Dog Dare

3.90 avg rating — 722 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Sophie Simon Solves Them All

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3.74 avg rating — 441 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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A Clatter of Jars

3.47 avg rating — 196 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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The Life and Crimes of Bern...

3.77 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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It Is Not Time for Sleeping

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“Everyone deserves a sad day once in a while,” Calista told me. “Sometimes things are too big for cheering up. Sometimes the best way to make things better is just to let yourself be sad for a little bit.”
Lisa Graff, Absolutely Almost

“It's the way we deal with what Fate hands us that defines who we are.”
Lisa Graff, A Tangle of Knots

“You can’t get where you’re going without being where you’ve been.”
Lisa Graff, Absolutely Almost

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