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Caroline Cooney : faith and fiction

Author: Pamela S Carroll
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Series: Scarecrow studies in young adult literature, 6.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cooney's large body of work for adolescents defies easy classification. The influences of her talents as an organist who played regularly for her church, the lessons she has learned from her children when they were teenagers, and life experiences that have led her to consider issues of race and gender, are examples of issues that are discussed. For children's and YA libraries and students of children's literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Caroline B Cooney; Caroline B Cooney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela S Carroll
ISBN: 0810840685 9780810840683
OCLC Number: 46683637
Description: vii, 129 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: "I Love Books": The Life and Art of Caroline B. Cooney --
"I Remember": The Janie Mysteries --
"Face the Music": Love, Action, and Adventure Romances --
"I Was Brave Enough": Catastrophe Novels --
"I'm Waiting for You": Horror and Suspense Novels --
"Wish I Had Been There": Time-Travel Novels --
"Mercy Knew the Lord": Ambiguities in Faith and in Family Relationships in The Ransom of Mercy Carter.
Series Title: Scarecrow studies in young adult literature, 6.
Responsibility: Pamela Sissi Carroll.
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