TITLE: Sharon Creech
SPEAKER: Sharon Creech
EVENT DATE: 10/04/2003
RUNNING TIME: 35 minutes
Sharon Creech at the 2003 National Book Festival
Speaker Biography: Sharon Creech's college literature and writing courses and her experiences as a high school English teacher led to a career writing for young people. She has won several awards for her writing including the 1995 Newbery Medal, the 2001 Newbery Award Honor Book and two Christopher Awards (2001, 2002). Her most recent book is "Granny Torelli Makes Soup." She lives in New Jersey.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2003