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Gorman, Carol

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Carol Gorman
Comments from the author about writing:
I love creating characters, then turning them loose and watching to see what they do.

Literary awards received and date received:

  • New York City Public Library's Books for the Teen Age, 2008, 1998, 1997.
  • Honorable Mention, 2005 Outstanding Books Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights.
  • Mark Twain Award, Missouri, 2002
  • Sequoyah Children's Book Award, Oklahoma, 2002
  • Washington State Sasquatch Reading Award, 2002
  • South Carolina Junior Book Award, 2002
  • West Virginia Book Award, 2002
  • NJ State Library Pick of the Decade 1995-2005, 4th grade list
  • American Booksellers Association Pick of the Lists, 1995
  • International Reading Association Young Adult Choice winner, 1993.
  • International Reading Association-Children's Book Council Children's Choice winner, 1994.
  • Ethical Cultural Book Award, 1988.
  • ALA Recommended Book for the Reluctant Reader, 1988.

Book Types: Fiction

Audience Types: Children

Genres: Historical Fiction, Mystery, Realistic Fiction

Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes

If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Yes

Author Web site URL:

Mailing Address:

3601 Skylark Lane SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

E-mail Address:

Phone Number: 319/363-7850

County: Linn

Books By This Author

  • Games: A Tale of Two Bullies, HarperCollins Children's Books, New York, 2007
  • Stumptown Kid, Peachtree Publishers, Atlanta, 2005
  • A Midsummer Night's Dork, HarperCollins Children's Books, New York, 2004
  • Chelsey and the Green-Haired Kid, Perfection Learning, Des Moines, 2003
  • Dork on the Run, HarperCollins Children's Books, New York, 2002
  • Dork in Disguise, HarperCollins Children's Books, New York, 1999
  • Lizard Flanagan, Supermodel?, HarperCollins Children's Book, New York, 1998
  • The Miraculous Makeover of Lizard Flanagan, HarperCollins Children's Books, New York, 1994

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