Cynthia DeFelice

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Cynthia DeFelice (born in 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)[1] is an American children's book writer. She has written 16 novels, and 12 picture books for young readers. Her novels are written for children at the reading level of ages nine to twelve.

Biography[change | change source]

She was born Cynthia Carter in 1951. Her father was a psychiatrist, and her mother was an English teacher, who stopped working to raise DeFelice and her siblings. She credits her mother for her interest in books. She began writing children's books in 1987. She lives in Geneva, New York.[2]

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Children's novels[change | change source]

  • The Strange Night Writing of Jessamine Colter, Atheneum (1988), ISBN 0027264513
  • Weasel, Atheneum (1990), ISBN 0027264572
  • Devil’s Bridge, Gale Group (1992), ISBN 0027264653
  • The Light on Hogback Hill Atheneum (1993), ISBN 002726453X
  • Lostman’s River, Atheneum (1994), ISBN 0027264661
  • The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1996), ISBN 0374346690 (ALA Notable Book 1996)
  • The Ghost of Poplar Point, Farrar Straus (1997), ISBN 978-0374325404
  • The Ghost of Fossil Glen, Farrar Straus (1998), ISBN 0374317879
  • Nowhere to Call Home Farrar Straus (1999), ISBN 0374355525
  • Death at Devil’s Bridge Farrar Straus (2000), ISBN 0374317232
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Hobbs, Farrar Straus (2001)
  • The Ghost of Cutler Creek, Farrar Straus (2004), ISBN 0374380589
  • Under the Same Sky, Farrar Straus (2005), ISBN 978-0374480653
  • Missing Manatee, Farrar Straus (2005), ISBN 0374312575
  • Bringing Ezra Back, Farrar Straus (2006) (sequel to Weasel)
  • Signal, Farrar Straus (2009), ISBN 978-0-374-39915-3

Select children's picture books[change | change source]

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