,
Barbara Park

Barbara Park’s Followers (928)

member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo
member photo

Barbara Park


Born
in Mt. Holly, New Jersey, The United States
April 21, 1947

Died
November 15, 2013

Website

Genre


Barbara Park received over 40 awards for her books, including 25 Children's Choice awards.

Park was the daughter of a merchant and a secretary, Doris and Brooke Tidswell. She grew up in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. From 1965 to 1967, she attended Rider College, later finishing her B.S. in 1969 at the University of Alabama. She married Richard A. Park in 1969. She lived in Phoenix, Arizona for almost 30 years and had two sons, Steven and David. She was the author of the popular Junie B. Jones children's series. She won seven Children's Choice Awards, and four Parents' Choice Awards. She also wrote many middle grade novels, such as The Kid in the Red Jacket.

(Source: Wikipedia)
...more

Average rating: 4.04 · 256,256 ratings · 12,767 reviews · 170 distinct worksSimilar authors
Junie B. Jones and the  Stu...

by
3.96 avg rating — 26,636 ratings — published 1992 — 40 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones and a Little...

by
4.02 avg rating — 13,211 ratings — published 1993 — 32 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones and Her Big ...

by
4.01 avg rating — 11,784 ratings — published 1993 — 31 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones and the Yuck...

by
4.03 avg rating — 11,195 ratings — published 1995 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones and the Mush...

by
4.09 avg rating — 10,232 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones and Some Sne...

by
4.05 avg rating — 10,096 ratings — published 1994 — 28 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones Loves Handso...

by
4.05 avg rating — 9,784 ratings — published 1996 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones Is (Almost) ...

by
4.04 avg rating — 9,493 ratings — published 1999 — 23 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B. Jones Has a Monste...

by
4.01 avg rating — 8,798 ratings — published 1997 — 27 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Junie B., First Grader: One...

by
4.04 avg rating — 8,479 ratings — published 2003 — 20 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Barbara Park…
Junie B. Jones and the  Stu... Junie B. Jones and a Little... Junie B. Jones and Her Big ... Junie B. Jones and Some Sne... Junie B. Jones and the Yuck... Junie B. Jones and That Mea... Junie B. Jones Loves Handso...
(28 books)
by
4.04 avg rating — 247,109 ratings

Skinnybones Almost Starring Skinnybones
(2 books)
by
3.92 avg rating — 2,001 ratings

Maxie, Rosie, and Earl- Par... Rosie Swanson: Fourth-Grade... Dear God, Help!!! Love, Earl
(3 books)
by
3.55 avg rating — 201 ratings

Quotes by Barbara Park  (?)
Quotes are added by the Goodreads community and are not verified by Goodreads. (Learn more)

“A little glitter can turn your whole day around.”
Barbara Park, Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked

“I don't even like clowns. Clowns are not normal people.”
Barbara Park, Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim's Birthday

“Our nannas are losers.”
Barbara Park, Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal

Polls

Who is your favorite author writing fiction for children?

 
  2 votes 50.0%

 
  2 votes 50.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

4 total votes
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Challenge: 50 Books: Faye's 2010 List - Now 102% Complete 66 192 Dec 16, 2010 08:15PM  
Book Club/Troubles: * Favorite Author(s) 47 7 Oct 14, 2011 04:55AM  
Cover 2 Cover: Favorite Book(s) Of All TIME! 82 63 Jan 03, 2012 05:05PM  
Shut Up & Read: Author Fan Page! 40 244 Feb 27, 2012 04:11PM  
Good Reads 4 Teens: Introductions 186 19 Mar 12, 2012 05:43PM  
Friends with Books: Bridge to Terabithia 5 10 Sep 24, 2012 02:57PM  
Friends with Books: What Did You Get From the LIBRARY? 118 29 Feb 22, 2013 02:27PM  
Chicks On Lit: Title and Author Game 4054 1724 Apr 16, 2013 09:48AM  
The Next Best Boo...: This topic has been closed to new comments. The Title Game 20240 14405 May 30, 2013 12:53PM