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 · 35,028 ratings · 4,458 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
Absolutely Almost

4.03 avg rating — 8,225 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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A Tangle of Knots (A Tangle...

3.95 avg rating — 7,882 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Lost in the Sun

4.06 avg rating — 5,998 ratings — published 2015 — 11 editions
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Umbrella Summer

4.05 avg rating — 6,128 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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The Thing About Georgie

3.94 avg rating — 2,338 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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Double Dog Dare

3.96 avg rating — 994 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Great Treehouse War

3.91 avg rating — 898 ratings — published 2017 — 10 editions
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A Clatter of Jars (A Tangle...

3.58 avg rating — 804 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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Sophie Simon Solves Them All

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3.74 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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It Is Not Time for Sleeping

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3.90 avg rating — 413 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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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

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

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

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