Lauren Wolk


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Lauren Wolk is an award-winning poet and author of the bestselling Newbery Honor–winning Wolf Hollow, described by the New York Times Book Review as "full of grace and stark, brutal beauty." She was born in Baltimore and has since lived in California, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Canada, and Ohio. She now lives with her family on Cape Cod.

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Wolf Hollow

4.23 avg rating — 15,697 ratings — published 2016 — 28 editions
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Beyond the Bright Sea

4.11 avg rating — 7,024 ratings — published 2017 — 18 editions
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Those Who Favor Fire

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Echo Mountain

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“And I decided that there might be things I would never understand, no matter how hard I tried. Though try I would.

And that there would be people who would never hear my one small voice, no matter what I had to say.

But then a better thought occurred, and this was the one I carried away with me that day: If my life was to be just a single note in an endless symphony, how could I not sound it out for as long and as loudly as I could? (p228)”
Lauren Wolk, Wolf Hollow

“But the wind always swept my words away like cloud shadows, as if it mattered more that I said them, than who heard them.”
Lauren Wolk, Wolf Hollow

“The year I turned twelve, I learned that what I said and what I did mattered. So much, sometimes, that I wasn't sure I wanted such a burden. But I took it anyway, and I carried it as best I could.”
Lauren Wolk, Wolf Hollow

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Booked by Kwame Alexander (write-in)
 
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Wolf Hollow (write-in)
 
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The Wild Robot (write-in)
 
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counting thyme (write-in)
 
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