Carol Plum-Ucci


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in Atlantic City, NJ, The United States
August 16, 1957

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Carol Plum-Ucci is a young adult novelist and essayist. Plum-Ucci’s most famous work to date is The Body of Christopher Creed, for which she won a Michael L. Printz Award in 2002 and was named a finalist to the Edgar Allan Poe Award. Describing her subjects as "the most common, timeless, and most heart-felt teenagers," Plum-Ucci is widely recognized for her use of the South Jersey shore to set scenes for engaging characters embracing suspense themes.

Average rating: 3.88 · 11,872 ratings · 1,215 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Body of Christopher Cre...

3.86 avg rating — 5,421 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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What Happened to Lani Garver

4.04 avg rating — 3,373 ratings — published 2002 — 9 editions
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Streams of Babel (Streams o...

3.81 avg rating — 970 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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The She

3.60 avg rating — 674 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
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The Night My Sister Went Mi...

3.61 avg rating — 536 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Fire Will Fall (Streams of ...

3.80 avg rating — 472 ratings — published 2010 — 12 editions
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Following Christopher Creed...

3.86 avg rating — 417 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Homeschooling Abbey: Your B...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2008
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The She

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Celebrate Diwali

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2007
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“If you can understand human behavior, it can’t hurt you nearly as much.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver

“Complete happiness can look so much like complete terror that its hard to tell them apart.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver

“You're supposed to be kind to everyone, because you never know when you're meeting an angel.”
Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver

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