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Sheila Kelly Welch

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Sheila Kelly Welch writes and illustrates for children of all ages. Her story, “The Holding-On Night,” published in Cricket, won the International Reading Association’s Short Story Award. Her most popular books are Little Prince Know-It-All and A Horse for All Seasons. Her middle-grade novel, The Shadowed Unicorn, was short-listed for the Prairie Pasque Award and was likened to Paterson’s Bridge to Terabithia in a Booklist review. Her most recent novel, Waiting to Forget, was on Bank Street College and PA School Library Association Best Books lists. She also has two picture books published by the digital company, MeeGenius.

Sheila and her husband live in Illinois where they raised five sons and two daughters. Four of the children were adopte
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Average rating: 3.93 · 276 ratings · 80 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Waiting to Forget

3.98 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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A Horse For All Seasons: Co...

3.74 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1995 — 6 editions
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Little Prince Know-It-All

3.79 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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Is That Your Sister?: A Tru...

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The Shadowed Unicorn

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Leaping Lena

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Don't Call Me Marda

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Land of Another Sun

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The Holding On Night

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2019
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bjneary I don't see where to vote? Thanks, I loved your book! BJ Neary


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