Lisa Graff

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Lisa Graff


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Lisa Graff is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of the National Book Award nominee A Tangle of Knots, as well as Lost in the Sun, Absolutely Almost, Double Dog Dare, Umbrella Summer, The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower, The Thing About Georgie and Sophie Simon Solves Them All. Originally from California, she lived for many years in New York City and now makes her home just outside of Philadelphia.

Average rating: 3.98 · 42,342 ratings · 5,274 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Absolutely Almost

4.02 avg rating — 9,416 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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A Tangle of Knots (A Tangle...

3.95 avg rating — 9,275 ratings — published 2013 — 18 editions
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Lost in the Sun

4.05 avg rating — 7,116 ratings — published 2015 — 10 editions
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Umbrella Summer

4.06 avg rating — 6,549 ratings — published 2000 — 13 editions
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The Thing about Georgie

3.95 avg rating — 2,583 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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The Great Treehouse War

3.99 avg rating — 2,184 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
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Double Dog Dare

3.97 avg rating — 1,117 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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A Clatter of Jars (A Tangle...

3.61 avg rating — 1,183 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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Sophie Simon Solves Them All

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3.77 avg rating — 579 ratings — published 2010 — 6 editions
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Far Away

3.78 avg rating — 501 ratings — published 2019 — 4 editions
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Quotes by Lisa Graff  (?)
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“Everyone deserves a sad day once in a while,” Calista told me. “Sometimes things are too big for cheering up. Sometimes the best way to make things better is just to let yourself be sad for a little bit.”
Lisa Graff, Absolutely Almost

“You can’t get where you’re going without being where you’ve been.”
Lisa Graff, Absolutely Almost

“It's the way we deal with what Fate hands us that defines who we are.”
Lisa Graff, A Tangle of Knots

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The Newbery awards are just around the corner. It's time to decide what we will read for our last book of the month this year.

What book should we read in December?

You may write in titles, provided the book is a 2015 Newbery contender and already published.

 
  11 votes 20.0%

 
  10 votes 18.2%

 
  8 votes 14.5%

 
  6 votes 10.9%

 
  5 votes 9.1%

 
  4 votes 7.3%

 
  2 votes 3.6%

 
  2 votes 3.6%

El Deafo by CeCe Bell (write-in)
 
  2 votes 3.6%

 
  1 vote 1.8%

 
  1 vote 1.8%

Absolutely Almost (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.8%

Rain Reign (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.8%

Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms (write-in)
 
  1 vote 1.8%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

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