Elise Broach

Elise Broach


Born
in Atlanta, GA, The United States
September 20, 1963

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Elise Broach is the New York Times bestselling author of children's books including Masterpiece, Shakespeare's Secret, Desert Crossing, Missing on Superstition Mountain (the first book in the Superstition Mountain Trilogy) as well as several picture books. Her books have been selected as ALA notable books, Junior Library Guild selections, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenage, an IRA Teacher's Choice, an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and nominated for an Edgar Award, among other distinctions. Ms. Broach holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University. She was born in Georgia and lives in the woods of rural Connecticut, walking distance from three farms, a librar ...more

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Masterpiece

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3.92 avg rating — 7,356 ratings — published 2008 — 21 editions
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Shakespeare's Secret

3.87 avg rating — 7,695 ratings — published 2005 — 19 editions
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When Dinosaurs Came with Ev...

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4.13 avg rating — 2,667 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Missing on Superstition Mou...

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The Miniature World of Marv...

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Desert Crossing

3.74 avg rating — 428 ratings — published 2006 — 15 editions
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Wet Dog!

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3.97 avg rating — 278 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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The Wolf Keepers

3.67 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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Gumption!

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3.58 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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My Pet Wants a Pet

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3.91 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2018 — 2 editions
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“A person's birthday should be a special day, a wonderful day, a day of pure celebration for the luck of being born! ”
Elise Broach, Masterpiece

“My dad always says, some people will treat you badly and you can't help that. But how you handle it and how it makes you feel, that's up to you.”
Elise Broach, Shakespeare's Secret

“My mom says that when it rains you never feel like you should be anywhere but home.”
Elise Broach, Shakespeare's Secret

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