My House Has Stars by Megan McDonald

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Young people describe the different kinds of homes they live in around the world and how they see the stars.
 

About Megan McDonald

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Megan McDonald was born February 28, 1959, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She grew up in the 1960s the youngest of five girls - which later became the inspiration of the Sister's Club. She attended Oberlin College and received a B.A. in English, then she went on to receive a Library Science degree at Pittsburgh University in 1986. Before becoming a full-time writer, McDonald had a variety of jobs working in libraries, bookstores, museums, and even as a park ranger.She was children's librarian, working at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Minneapolis Public Library and Adams Memorial Library in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. She has received various awards for her storytelling including a Judy Blume Contemporary Fiction Award, a Children's Choice Book award, and a Keystone State Award among others. McDonald has also written many picture books for younger children and continues to write. Her most recent work was the "Julie Albright" series of books for the American public. She currently resides in Sebastopol, California with her husband and pets. Peter Catalanotto has written fourteen books for children, including "Ivan the Terrier"; "Matthew A.B.C."; "Daisy 1,2,3"; "Kitten Red, Yellow, Blue"; and "Emily's Art. "He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
 
Published September 1, 1996 by Orchard Books (NY). 1 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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McDonald (Is This a House for Hermit Crab?) turns to geography here, showing vastly different houses from around the world which all have one feature in common: the roof of stars that hangs over t

Sep 02 1996 | Read Full Review of My House Has Stars

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McDonald turns to geography in this picture book, showing vastly different houses from around the world which all have one feature in common: the "roof" of stars that hangs over them. Ages

Jun 18 2001 | Read Full Review of My House Has Stars

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