Dan Gutman

Dan Gutman


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in New York, The United States
October 19, 1955

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The author of over 80 books in a little over a decade of writing, Dan Gutman has written on topics from computers to baseball. Beginning his freelance career as a nonfiction author dealing mostly with sports for adults and young readers, Gutman has concentrated on juvenile fiction since 1995. His most popular titles include the time-travel sports book Honus and Me and its sequels, and a clutch of baseball books, including The Green Monster from Left Field. From hopeful and very youthful presidential candidates to stunt men, nothing is off limits in Gutman's fertile imagination. As he noted on his author Web site, since writing his first novel, They Came from Centerfield, in 1994, he has been hooked on fiction. "It was fun to write, kids lov ...more

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I was thinking--what is the biggest problem facing the world today? Terrorism? The financial crisis? Poverty? Drugs? Crime?

No. The biggest problem facing the world is the world itself. Because if we mess up Earth to the point that humans can’t live on it anymore, none of those other problems are going to matter.

Well, I hate to tell you this, but we are messing up the Earth big time. We’ve got t... Read more of this blog post »
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The Homework Machine (The H...

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Miss Daisy Is Crazy! (My We...

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Mission Unstoppable (The Ge...

4.13 avg rating — 5,143 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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Babe & Me (A Baseball Card ...

4.14 avg rating — 3,453 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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Mr. Klutz Is Nuts! (My Weir...

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4.12 avg rating — 2,943 ratings — published 2004 — 20 editions
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Jackie & Me (A Baseball Car...

4.22 avg rating — 2,732 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
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Shoeless Joe & Me (A Baseba...

4.10 avg rating — 2,526 ratings — published 2002 — 16 editions
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Honus & Me (A Baseball Card...

4.05 avg rating — 2,373 ratings — published 1997 — 15 editions
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The Million Dollar Shot (Th...

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More books by Dan Gutman…
Miss Daisy Is Crazy! Mr. Klutz Is Nuts! Mrs. Roopy Is Loopy! Ms. Hannah Is Bananas! Miss Small Is off the Wall! Mr. Hynde Is Out of His Mind! Mrs. Cooney Is Loony!
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Honus & Me Jackie & Me Babe & Me Shoeless Joe & Me Mickey & Me Abner & Me Satch & Me
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Mission Unstoppable Never Say Genius You Only Die Twice From Texas with Love License to Thrill
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Mrs. Dole Is Out of Control! Mr. Sunny Is Funny! Mr. Granite Is from Another... Coach Hyatt Is a Riot! Officer Spence Makes No Sense! Mrs. Jafee Is Daffy! Dr. Brad Has Gone Mad!
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The Homework Machine Return of the Homework Machine
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" What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe perfect happiness? DG: I don't think there's any such thing. It's human nature to always want what we don't have, so if we ever achieved perfect happiness, we would want something ELSE. People are..." ...More

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“Sometimes we spend so much time and energy thinking about where we want to go that we don't notice where we happen to be.”
Dan Gutman, The Genius Files #4: From Texas with Love

“A lot of people seem nice when you first meet them. Then later you find out that they are evil villains who plan to take over the world.”
Dan Gutman, Miss Daisy Is Crazy!

“Do stupid stuff and even stupider suff will happen to you.”
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