Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride

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Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Scholastic
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
12.42 X 10.32 X 0.42 inches | 1.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780590960755

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About the Author

Pam Muñoz Ryan is the recipient of the Newbery Honor Medal and the Kirkus Prize for her New York Times bestselling novel, Echo, as well as the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature for her body of work. Her celebrated novels, Echo, Esperanza Rising, The Dreamer, Riding Freedom, Becoming Naomi Léon, and Paint the Wind, have received countless accolades, among them two Pura Belpré Awards, a NAPPA Gold Award, a Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and two Américas Awards. Her acclaimed picture books include Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride and When Marian Sang, both illustrated by Brian Selznick, and Tony Baloney, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham, as well as a beginning reader series featuring Tony Baloney. Ryan lives near San Diego, California, with her family. Brian Selznick's books have garnered countless accolades worldwide, and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret, adapted into Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning movie Hugo; and Wonderstruck, adapted into the eponymous movie by celebrated filmmaker Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Selznick; as well as the New York Times bestsellers The Marvels and Baby Monkey, Private Eye. Most recently, he illustrated the 20th anniversary paperback edition covers of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

Reviews

Distinctions and Praise for Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride (partial listing)

Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Los Angeles Times Book of the Year 2000
ALA Notable
ILA Notable Children's Books for a Global Society
ABA Book Sense Book of the Year Finalist
CBC/NCSS Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies
Bank Street College Best Children's Books of the Year
Parenting Magazine 1999 "Reading Magic" Award Winner
Pen USA West Literary Award in Children's Literature 2000

"A compelling slice from the lives of two determined, outspoken and passionate women." -- Publishers Weekly