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    The book that made me / edited by Judith Ridge.
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    Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
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  • Authors -- Books and reading -- Juvenile literature.
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  • Books and reading -- Juvenile literature.
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  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- Juvenile literature.
  • ISBN: 
    9780763696719 (paperback)
    0763696714 (paperback)
    9780763695491 (hardback)
    0763695491 (hardback)
    Description: 
    xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
    Edition: 
    First U.S. edition.
    Contents: 
    Shaun Tan asks, why do you read? / Shaun Tan -- A feverish desire to possess / Randa Abdel-Fattah -- Twelve reasons / Markus Zusak -- A short leap / Cathy Cassidy -- "What happens next?" / Will Kostakis -- The great sense of unease / Mandy Hager -- Hooked (and a bit unsettled) / Shaun Tan -- Thwack! / Fiona Wood -- Becoming human / Bernard Beckett -- Looking where I'm standing / Felicity Castagna -- This world is more than what can be seen / Ambelin Kwaymullina -- What the doctor recommended / Queenie Chan -- Of magic and memory / Kate Constable -- The big Scooby-Doo reveal / Rachael Craw -- Sweet dreams and social fails / Simmone Howell -- Every disgusting detail / Benjamin Law -- Challenging the machinations of racism / Jared Thomas -- Invested with enchantment / Alison Croggon -- It looks like a comic / Mal Peet -- My first reader / Ursula Dubosarsky -- In folded arms / Cath Crowley -- What would Edith do? / Emily Maguire -- Putting the world to rights / Catherine Mayo -- Beyond the influence / Ted Dawe -- A sense of resolution / Simon French -- Only white people lived in books / Catherine Johnson -- Set my senses alight / Sue Lawson -- Happy endings / Brigid Lowry -- You'll go blind: a cautionary tale about the power of reading / Julia Lawrinson -- Ingenious decisions / Sue McPherson -- James remembering / James Roy -- Seeing red / Jaclyn Moriarty.
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    Summary: 
    Essays by popular children's authors reveal the books that shaped their personal and literary lives, explaining how the stories they loved influenced them creatively, politically, and intellectually.
    Audience: 
    Ages 14 and up.
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