Theresa Breslin





Theresa Breslin

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Theresa Breslin was born and brought up in Kirkintilloch, a small town in central Scotland. She is the recipient of the Carnegie Medal, Britain's most prestigious children's book award, for Whispers in the Graveyard, and her books for young people receive critical acclaim and appear regularly on children's book award short lists in the United Kingdom. A longtime librarian, Breslin was awarded lifelong honorary membership in the Scottish Library Association for distinguished services to children's literature and librarianship.


Average rating: 3.74 · 2,744 ratings · 365 reviews · 57 distinct works · Similar authors
Remembrance
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 619 ratings — published 2002 — 13 editions
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The Medici Seal
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 2006 — 14 editions
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Prisoner of the Inquisition
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 402 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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The Nostradamus Prophecy
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 243 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Divided City
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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Spy for the Queen of Scots
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Whispers in the Graveyard
3.19 of 5 stars 3.19 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Dream Master
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Saskia's Journey
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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“I must tell you this, Maggie. Your letters are my lifeline. Your threat to stop them terrified me. Never stop writing to me, I implore you.”
Theresa Breslin, Remembrance

“Being illegitimate is a technicality. It does not mean that there is anything wrong with you. Men use "bastard" as a curse. But to use the term thus is to show that they themselves are less than a proper human being.”
Theresa Breslin, The Medici Seal

“The Maestro spoke again. "When we are not, at what point do we become?"

I could not reply. For I had grasped no shape of his thoughts. I understood neither what he said nor his intent behind it.”
Theresa Breslin, The Medici Seal

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