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ERIC Number: EJ786391
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0362-8930
The Higher Power of Patron: Profile of Newbery Winner
Oleck, Joan
School Library Journal, v53 n3 p42-45 Mar 2007
One lousy starred review. That was all, initially, that Susan Patron had to show for the 10 years she spent writing "The Higher Power of Lucky," her funny, tender story of a little girl struggling to gain control over her life. One star, from "Kirkus Reviews," for the heart and soul Patron poured into her second novel. Positive notices had appeared in "School Library Journal" and "Booklist." "Lucky" also garnered favorable attention from the New York Public Library and "Parents Choice." The book was barely a blip on most librarians' blogs and mock Newbery lists. There was no buzz, certainly. In this article, the author profiles Newbery Medal winner Susan Patron, who spent 34 years at the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) as a children's librarian.
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Language: English
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