Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech

in South Euclid, Ohio, The United States
July 29, 1945



I was born in South Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, and grew up there with my noisy and rowdy family: my parents (Ann and Arvel), my sister (Sandy), and my three brothers (Dennis, Doug and Tom).
For a fictional view of what it was like growing up in my family, see Absolutely Normal Chaos. (In that book, the brothers even have the same names as my own brothers.) Our house was not only full of us Creeches, but also full of friends and visiting relatives.
In the summer, we usually took a trip, all of us piled in a car and heading out to Wisconsin or Michigan or, once, to Idaho. We must have been a very noisy bunch, and I'm not sure how our parents put up with being cooped up with us in the car for those trips. The five-day trip out to Idah

Sharon Creech isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but she does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from her feed.
Wait.What?My last blog post was in April?
How can that be?
Where did the last seven months go???

Lots of places!

Switzerland in May and June and October.

Maine (hellooooo Elvez)

Ohio (bye, bye beautiful brother)

In Georgia and Kansas and Maine, launching MOO

And everywhere, in the next story
Molto loverino,

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“I love the way that each book—any book—is its own journey. You open it, and off you go….”
Sharon Creech

“Then I thought, boy, isn't that just typical? You wait and wait and wait for something, and then when it happens, you feel sad.”
Sharon Creech, Absolutely Normal Chaos

“You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.”
Sharon Creech, Walk Two Moons


What Book Shall We Read in November

I have chosen books that are getting a lot of attention and were published in September and October. Please let me know if you think a book should be added to the list.

If you get the chance, check and see what your library has before you vote.

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