Barbara Brenner


Born
in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
June 26, 1925


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Barbara Brenner is a respected, award-winning author, specializing in works of both juvenile fiction and nonfiction educational material that deals with animals, nature, and ecology. Her interests range from the natural world (i.e. Thinking about Ants) to American history (e.g. Wagon Wheels), all of which are reflected in the wide scope of her work. Brenner discussed with Contemporary Authors Online her influences and how they have affected her literary career, concluding that “all the circumstances of my life conspired to make me a writer--just lucky, I guess.”

Brenner was born Barbara Lawrence on June 26, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York, to Robert Lawrence (a
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Average rating: 4.05 · 2,956 ratings · 284 reviews · 96 distinct worksSimilar authors
Three Little Pigs

4.21 avg rating — 902 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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Wagon Wheels

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3.96 avg rating — 778 ratings — published 1978 — 13 editions
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The Penguin that Hated the ...

4.35 avg rating — 294 ratings — published 1973 — 13 editions
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One Small Place in a Tree

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4.34 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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If You Lived in Williamsbur...

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3.90 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1992 — 6 editions
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Chibi: A True Story from Japan

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4.13 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1996 — 9 editions
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The Boy Who Loved to Draw: ...

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3.98 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Good Morning, Garden

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3.51 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2004
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One Small Place by the Sea

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3.94 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Beef Stew

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3.78 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1965 — 6 editions
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