Karen Romano Young


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Karen Romano Young is the author of young adult novels as well as nonfiction books and magazine articles. Although Small Worlds: Maps and Mapmaking is her first book for Scholastic, she has contributed to Scholastic magazines for the past twenty years. Her other credits include Cricket, National Geographic World, and The Guinness Book of World Records.

Member: Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Authors Guild, National Marine Educators Association.

Honors Awards: Smithsonian Best Book Award, and Oppenheimer Toy Portfolio Gold Medal, both 2002, both for Small Worlds: Maps and Mapmaking.

Average rating: 3.63 · 1,214 ratings · 311 reviews · 44 distinct worksSimilar authors
Doodlebug: A Novel in Doodles

3.89 avg rating — 278 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Cobwebs

3.28 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Hundred Percent

3.61 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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The Beetle and Me: A Love S...

3.47 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Stuck in the Middle (of Mid...

3.38 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Space Junk: The Dangers of ...

3.40 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2016
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Whale Quest: Working Togeth...

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Mission: Sea Turtle Rescue

4.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Shark Quest

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“I sort of like you," she said. "God knows why. You're weird as anything, and I hate the creepy way you lurk around following me. You could just ask me to go somewhere, you know."

"Like you'd go." Dion said.

"Not if I didn't want to."

"Then I'd have to try."

"What?" She looked him sharply in the eye.

"To make you want to.”
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