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Elise Broach (born September 20, 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American writer. Her publications include the acclaimed novels Shakespeare's Secret, Desert Crossing and Masterpiece. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University and lives in Easton, Connecticut.
Broach's book When Dinosaurs Came with Everything was a 2008 ALA Notable Children's Book, earned an Illinois Monarch Award nomination and an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and was listed as the #1 Children's Books of 2007 by TIME.
Masterpiece, illustrated by Kelly Murphy, was a 2008 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year in Children’s Fiction, a 2009 ALA Notable Children's Book and is the winner of the 2009 E.B. White Read Aloud Award and a New York Times Best Seller.
- Shakespeare's Secret, Henry Holt and Co., 2005
- Desert Crossing, Henry Holt and Co., 2006
- Masterpiece, Illustrated by Kelly Murphy, Henry Holt and Co., 2008
- The Miniature World of Marvin and James, Illustrated by Kelly Murphy, Henry Holt and Co., 2014
Superstition Mountain trilogy
- Missing on Superstition Mountain, Henry Holt and Co., 2011
- Treasure on Superstition Mountain, Henry Holt and Co., 2013
- Revenge of Superstition Mountain, Henry Holt and Co., 2014
- What the No-Good Baby is Good For, Illustrated by Abby Carter, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2005
- Hiding Hoover, Illustrated by Laura Juliska-Beith, Dial Books for Young Readers, 2005
- Wet Dog, Illustrated by David Catrow, Dial Books for Young Readers, 2005
- Cousin John is Coming!, Illustrated by Nate Lilly, Dial Books for Young Readers, 2006
- When Dinosaurs Came With Everything, Illustrated by David Small, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007
- Gumption!, Illustrated by Richard Egielski, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010
- Seashore Baby, Illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld, Little, Brown, 2010
- Snowflake Baby, Illustrated by Cori Doerrfeld, Little, Brown, 2011
- ISFDB: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?30933
- LCCN: http://lccn.loc.gov/n2003006835
- 2008 ALA Notable Children's Books
- The Monarch Award: Illinois’ K-3 Children’s Choice Award 2011
- Winner of the 2008 E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Picture Books
- "Top 10 Children's Books", TIME, December 9, 2007
- EDGAR ALLAN POE AWARD:BEST JUVENILE
- 2009 ALA Notable Children's Books
- Winner of the 2009 E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Picture Books
- The New York Times Best Sellers List: Children's Paperback Books
- "Children's Book Reviews: Gumption!". Publishers Weekly. March 8, 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2011.