Nancy Bond





Nancy Bond

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in Bethesda, Maryland, The United States
January 08, 1945

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Children's writer Nancy (Barbara) Bond was born in Maryland and was raised in the United Kingdom and Massachusetts. She received her B.A. in English Literature from Mount Holyoke College in 1966 and a graduate degree from the College of Librarianship in Wales in 1972. She taught at the Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature from 1979 to 2001.

In 1977 Bond received the Newbery Honor for A String in the Harp. Her second book, The Voyage Begun, won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.


Average rating: 4.18 · 125,713 ratings · 2,479 reviews · 32 distinct works · Similar authors
A String in the Harp
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 848 ratings — published 1976 — 15 editions
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Another Shore
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1988
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Country of Broken Stone
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1980
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The Best of Enemies
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1978
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A Place to Come Back To
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1984
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The Voyage Begun
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1981
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The Love of Friends
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1997
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Truth To Tell
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1994
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Swiss Family Robinson Color...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings
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The voyage begun
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“The worst is being alone and not having someone with whom I can share life, someone who sees the world from the same narrow ledge I'm standing on and who understands without always having to be explained to.”
Nancy Bond, Country of Broken Stone

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