Skila Brown

Skila Brown



Skila Brown is the author of verse novels Caminar and To Stay Alive, as well as the picture book Slickety Quick: Poems About Sharks, all with Candlewick Press. She received an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She grew up in Kentucky and Tennessee and now lives in Indiana where she writes books for readers of all ages.

Average rating: 3.98 · 1,255 ratings · 319 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors

3.94 avg rating — 847 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Gra...

4.09 avg rating — 328 ratings5 editions
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Slickety Quick: Poems about...

3.87 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2016
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To Stay Alive

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings
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“When you open the door to hate, you will find/ it swallows you whole/ and there is no/ life left inside.”
Skila Brown, Caminar

“Forest sounds/ all around/ but on the ground/ the sound/ of Me/ grew. Echoed,/ I heard a path I could not see.”
Skila Brown, Caminar


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