Adina Rishe Gewirtz

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Adina Rishe Gewirtz

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“View Above Sky And Clouds” by papaija2008


Yesterday someone asked me if my characters were modeled on specific people. Sometimes they are, but I’ve found that to be a sticky wicket, as they say, because people don’t often understand the difference between fiction and life. Lately this has come up a lot. My wonderful agent, Ashley Grayson, often sends food-for-thought emails to the writ

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Published on May 05, 2014 07:21
Average rating: 3.73 · 3,569 ratings · 551 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Zebra Forest

3.75 avg rating — 3,456 ratings — published 2013 — 16 editions
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Blue Window

3.30 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2018 — 12 editions
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How to Say It: Business Wri...

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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The Writer's Road Map at Work

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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“But when you're in second grade, you don't yet know the meaning of impossible”
Adina Rishe Gewirtz, Zebra Forest

“Rew looked like he had put his face up to the sky in a rainstorm of freckles”
Adina Rishe Gewirtz, Zebra Forest

“After the woman left, Gran, staring out back at the Zebra Forest, said to me, 'I'm a liar, I'll admit. But I pride myself on being a really good liar. That's part of my educational philosophy, too, Annie B. Mark that down. Lesson one: If you're going to do something, make sure to do it with excellence.”
Adina Rishe Gewirtz, Zebra Forest

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The Newbery awards are just around the corner. It's time to decide what we will read for our last book of the month in 2013.

What book should we read in December?

You may write in titles, provided the book is a 2014 Newbery contender and already published.

 
  15 votes 25.9%

 
  12 votes 20.7%

 
  9 votes 15.5%

 
  8 votes 13.8%

 
  6 votes 10.3%

 
  2 votes 3.4%

courage has no color
 
  2 votes 3.4%

paperboy (write-in)
 
  2 votes 3.4%

Flora & Ulysses (write-in)
 
  2 votes 3.4%

58 total votes
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