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Marsha Hayles

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in Rochester, Minnesota, The United States
February 03

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Marsha Hayles is the author of many picture books and now a novel for young people. Her picture books frequently make use of rhyme and playful language, and range in topic from celebrating a day at the beach to suffering sore feet. Her novel Breathing Room is about girls suffering from tuberculosis at a sanatorium in 1940 and reflects her life-long interest in medicine, inspired, in part, by her childhood in Rochester, Minnesota, home to the world famous Mayo Clinic. Now she lives with her husband in the other Rochester—the one in New York.
A former English teacher with a Master’s Degree in English from Washington University, Marsha enjoys visiting schools to share her enthusiasm for reading and writing with children or to run writing and p
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Average rating: 4.01 · 1,137 ratings · 246 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Breathing Room

4.11 avg rating — 1,005 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Bunion Burt

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Pajamas Anytime

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He Saves the Day

3.57 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2002
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Beach Play

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3.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1998
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The Feathered Crown

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Pet of a Pet

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October 2009, Marsha Hayles
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? MH: Rich in family, friends, music, and words! SS: What is your motto or maxim? MH: Listen to your heart and live your dreams. What Readers want to know... SS: Who is your favorite fic..." ...More

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A lively, fun read with engaging characters and clever twists in the plot. Rudi is a likable lad and benefits from sharing his rat-filled tale with a cast of wonderful and endearing characters.
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A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
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Here If You Need Me by Kate Braestrup
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Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
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