Jean Thesman





Jean Thesman

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"My mother taught me to read before I started school, but I had to wait to be six before I could have a library card."[ Author's quote from her website.]
"In 25 years, I wrote 40 books. Most of them came out under my own name, but a few were published under the name T.J. Bradstreet."
[ Author's quote from her website.]
She lives in Washington State, and is a member of The Authors Guild and the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.[ Houghton Mifflin website]

Jean Thesman is a popular and award-winning novelist for young adults whose predominant theme is the heroine finding her place in the world by coming to understand her family. "I loved telling the story, because I really believed that families were made up of the people you w
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Average rating: 3.67 · 1,374 ratings · 154 reviews · 40 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.3 of 5 stars 3.30 avg rating — 244 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 160 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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The Ornament Tree
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Calling the Swan
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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The Rain Catchers
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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Cattail Moon
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1994 — 3 editions
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Appointment with a Stranger
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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A Sea So Far
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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The Tree of Bells
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1999
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When the Road Ends
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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