Sharon Creech


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

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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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Crazytown

As my granddaughter(now 18)began her articlein a local paper recently:"It's official: we are living in Crazytown."
So swiftly did our normal routines changethat this new worldfeelsupside down.Crazytown.
We are hunkered downwearing and making maskswashing our handschecking in on others.We are cleaning closetsand drawers and files--our attempt to create orderin this disordered world.
But what treasures Read more of this blog post »
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