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

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nine months since last post


you know, crazy world

password snafu

photo snafu 

but somehow

a book got published:

and it only took me 20 minutesto remember how to incorporate picson this site
but the book is out therebirthed in silent 2020 September
and people have found it(amazing)

and all is well.
I hope the same is truefor you.

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“I love the way that each book—any book—is its own journey. You open it, and off you go….”
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“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.”
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“You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.”
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