Willo Davis Roberts


Born
in Grand Rapids, Michigan, The United States
May 29, 1928

Died
November 19, 2004

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Willo Davis Roberts was an American writer chiefly known for her mystery novels for children and young adults. She won Edgar Allan Poe awards in 1989, 1995, and 1997 for best juvenile and best young adult mysteries. Her books included The View from the Cherry Tree, Twisted Summer, Don't Hurt Laurie, Megan's Island, Baby-sitting is a Dangerous Job, Hostage, The Girl with Silver Eyes, The One Left Behind and Scared Stiff.

Average rating: 3.89 · 17,022 ratings · 1,594 reviews · 95 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Girl with the Silver Eyes

4.02 avg rating — 9,136 ratings — published 1980 — 13 editions
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The View from the Cherry Tree

3.83 avg rating — 1,338 ratings — published 1975 — 16 editions
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The One Left Behind

3.54 avg rating — 781 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Don’t Hurt Laurie

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3.97 avg rating — 648 ratings — published 1977 — 8 editions
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Twisted Summer

3.64 avg rating — 644 ratings — published 1998 — 13 editions
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Hostage

3.65 avg rating — 586 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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Baby-Sitting Is a Dangerous...

3.85 avg rating — 520 ratings — published 1985 — 12 editions
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Megan's Island

3.83 avg rating — 478 ratings — published 1988 — 12 editions
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Caroline (Sunfire, #7)

3.98 avg rating — 372 ratings — published 1984
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Scared Stiff

3.87 avg rating — 360 ratings — published 1991 — 11 editions
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More books by Willo Davis Roberts…
Dark Dowry The Cade Curse The Stuart Stain The Devil's Double The Radkin Revenge The Hellfire Heritage The Macomber Menace
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4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings

“Kerry had “unusual” eyes, and she was “strange,” and her mother didn’t understand her, either.”
Willo Davis Roberts, The Girl with the Silver Eyes

“While Grandma Welker didn't come right out and accuse Katie of being a witch, or something worse, it was easy to see that she wasn't comfortable around her.”
Willo Davis Roberts, The Girl with the Silver Eyes

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