William  Alexander

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William Alexander won the National Book Award in 2012 for his first book, Goblin Secrets, and the Earphones Award for his narration of the audiobook. He has since written three more novels for Middle Grade audiences: Ghoulish Song, Ambassador, and Nomad.

Will studied theater and folklore at Oberlin College, English at the University of Vermont, and creative writing at the Clarion Workshop. He currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts program in Writing for Children and Young Adults.

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My friend and favorite author died today. “Your books shaped my brain,” I told her. We were in her kitchen at the time, drinking tea. “That’s terrifying,” she said. Then she put a splash of bourbon in the tea. Ursula found it significant that I first read A Wizard of Earthsea at eleven years old. …
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Average rating: 3.61 · 2,761 ratings · 668 reviews · 12 distinct worksSimilar authors
Goblin Secrets (Zombay, #1)

3.54 avg rating — 1,960 ratings — published 2012 — 16 editions
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Ghoulish Song (Zombay, #2)

3.78 avg rating — 375 ratings — published 2013 — 11 editions
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A Properly Unhaunted Place

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3.84 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2017 — 6 editions
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Ambassador (Ambassador #1)

3.72 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Nomad (Ambassador #2)

3.78 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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The Case Of The Pizza Pie S...

3.33 avg rating — 12 ratings2 editions
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Ana’s Tag

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2008
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The Case Of The Gumball Ban...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1990 — 3 editions
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The Ghost Of Shockly Manor

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A Festival of Ghosts

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Goblin Secrets Ghoulish Song
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Ambassador Nomad
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