Laurie Halse Anderson - Author Picture

Laurie Halse Anderson - Author

Laurie Halse Anderson has been published to huge critical acclaim in the United States. Known for tackling tough subjects with humour and sensitivity, her work has earned numerous awards. Two of her books, Speak and Chains, were National Book Award finalists. Chains was also shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal in the UK. In 2009 Laurie was honoured with the Margaret A. Edwards Awards, given by YALSA division of the American Library Association for her “significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature”. Mother of four and wife of one, Laurie lives in Northern New York where she likes to watch snow fall as she writes.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls
Laurie Halse Anderson
Shocking, mesmerising and utterly convincing, Lia tells the story of her disjointed life in the iron grip of an eating disorder. Already happily embracing the demons who drive her not to eat, Lia is now pursued also by the voice...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: YA readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 05/05/2016
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

The Impossible Knife of Memory
Laurie Halse Anderson
A searing look at the effects of post traumatic stress on soldiers and their families, seen through the eyes of teenage Hayley. Stunning, hard-hitting fiction from an award-winning writer.
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers | YA readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/09/2014
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Wintergirls
Laurie Halse Anderson
Shocking, mesmerising and utterly convincing, Lia tells the story of her disjointed life in the iron grip of an eating disorder. Already happily embracing the demons who drive her not to eat, Lia is now pursued also by the voice...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2011
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Chains
Laurie Halse Anderson
Shortlisted for the CLIP Carnegie Medal 2010. With a rare and compelling voice, this haunting novel tells not only the story of a remarkable girl and her incredible strength, but also of a time and place in which slavery...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 04/01/2010
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Chains
Laurie Halse Anderson
With a rare and compelling voice, this haunting novel tells not only the story of a remarkable girl and her incredible strength, but also of a time and place in which slavery was the order of the day and lives...
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 19/01/2009
Info Extract Wishlist Compare price Buy

Loading other books by Laurie Halse Anderson...


Author Info

Author's Website

www.writerlady.com

Did you know

At Lovereading4kids you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Laurie Halse Anderson and hundreds of other authors.


I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools