Lisa McMann

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Lisa McMann
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Lisa McMann 2011
Born February 27, 1968
Holland, Michigan
Occupation Novelist
Nationality American
Period 2007–present
Genre Young adult fantasy
Website
www.lisamcmann.com

Lisa (Gort) McMann (born February 27, 1968) is an American author.

McMann was born in Holland, Michigan and now lives in the Phoenix, Arizona area.[1] She graduated from Calvin College in 1990.[2] Her first novel, WAKE, debuted on the New York Times Best Seller list for children's chapter books.[3] She is also the author of FADE, which debuted on the New York Times best seller list and remained there eleven weeks,[4] and of GONE, the last book in the WAKE series, which was released February 2010.

McMann, a mother of two, has published many short stories, including the creative nonfiction essay, "When You're Ten," featured in Literary Mama, and the award winning short story, "The Day of the Shoes," in 2004. One year later, her story, "Like Waves on Rocks"[5] was published in the Gator Springs Gazette. McMann's short stories are written for adult audiences while her novels are intended for young adults.

She lives near Phoenix, Arizona.[6]

Awards[edit]

  • "The Day of the Shoes" (short story) - 2004 Templeton International Power of Purpose Award [7]
  • WAKE - American Library Association 2009 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers[8]
  • WAKE - 2008 Cybil Award Finalist[9]
  • WAKE - Abraham Lincoln Book Award Master List (IL)[10]
  • WAKE - Garden State Teen Book Award Nominee (NJ)[11]
  • WAKE - Gateway Readers Award Nominee (MO)[12]
  • WAKE - Georgia Peach Book Award Master List[13]
  • WAKE - IRA Young Adults' Choices[14]
  • WAKE - Nevada Young Reader's Award Nominee[15]
  • WAKE - Texas Tayshas Reading List[16]
  • WAKE - Young Adult Reading Program Reading List Selection (SD)[17]
  • Cryer's Cross - American Library Association 2012 Best Fiction for Young Adults[18]
  • Cryer's Cross - American Library Association 2012 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers[19]
  • Dead to You - American Library Association 2013 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers[20]
  • Dead to You - IRA Young Adults' Choices[21]
  • The Unwanteds - Maine Student Book Award Master Listt[22]
  • The Unwanteds - North Carolina Young Adult Book Award Nomineet[23]
  • The Unwanteds - Truman Reader Award Nominee (MO)t[24]
  • Crash' - American Library Association 2014 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Readers[25]
  • Crash' - MSTA Reading Circle List[26]
  • Bang' - MSTA Reading Circle List[27]

Published works[edit]

Wake Trilogy
The Unwanteds
  • The Unwanteds (2011)[31]
  • The Unwanteds: Island of Silence (2012)[32]
  • The Unwanteds: Island of Fire (2013)[33]
  • The Unwanteds: Island of Legends (2014)[34]
  • The Unwanteds: Island of Shipwrecks (2015)[35]
  • The Unwanteds: Island of Graves (2015)[36]
Visions Trilogy
Other books
  • Cryer's Cross (2011)[40]
  • Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories (2011)[41]
  • Dead To You (2012)[42]
  • The Trap Door (Infinity Ring #3) (2013)[43]

WAKE Trilogy Translations[edit]

The WAKE trilogy has been translated into the following languages (note: not all of the books are out in these countries):

  • Novo Seculo / Portuguese (Brazil only)
  • Wisdom Distribution Service / Chinese (complex)
  • Kelly Kiado / Hungarian
  • Newton Compton / Italian
  • Everest / Spanish
  • Atlin Kitaplar / Turkish
  • Patakis / Greek
  • PT Gramedia / Indonesian
  • Amarin / Thai
  • Boje Verlag / German
  • WYDAWNICTWO / Polish
  • Everest Editora / Portuguese (Portugal)

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/767547.Lisa_McMann?from_search=true
  2. ^ http://www.calvin.edu/news/2008-09/lisa-mcmann/
  3. ^ http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F06EFDC133AF935A35757C0A96E9C8B63&scp=1&sq=Lisa%20McMann&st=cse
  4. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2009-03-01/picture-books/list.html
  5. ^ http://homepage.ntlworld.com/fandango.virtual/gator/cfut_page_11.htm
  6. ^ http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Lisa-McMann/45103601
  7. ^ http://www.calvin.edu/news/2008-09/lisa-mcmann/
  8. ^ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklistsawards/booklists/quickpicks/09topten
  9. ^ http://www.cybils.com/2009/01/2008-fantasy-science-fiction-finalists.html
  10. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  11. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  12. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  13. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  14. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  15. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  16. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  17. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Wake/Lisa-McMann/Wake/9781416974475/awards#awards
  18. ^ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/bfya/2012
  19. ^ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/quickpicks/2012
  20. ^ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/quickpicks/2013
  21. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Dead-to-You/Lisa-McMann/9781442403895
  22. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/The-Unwanteds/Lisa-McMann/The-Unwanteds/9781481421881
  23. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/The-Unwanteds/Lisa-McMann/The-Unwanteds/9781481421881
  24. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/The-Unwanteds/Lisa-McMann/The-Unwanteds/9781481421881
  25. ^ http://www.ala.org/yalsa/2014-quick-picks-reluctant-young-readers
  26. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Crash/Lisa-McMann/Visions/9781442405912
  27. ^ http://books.simonandschuster.com/Bang/Lisa-McMann/Visions/9781442466289
  28. ^ McMann, Lisa (March 4, 2008). WAKE. Simon Pulse. p. 224. ISBN 1416974474. 
  29. ^ McMann, Lisa (Feb 10, 2009). FADE. Simon Pulse. p. 256. ISBN 1416953582. 
  30. ^ McMann, Lisa (Feb 9, 2010). GONE. Simon Pulse. p. 224. ISBN 1416979182. 
  31. ^ McMann, Lisa (Aug 30, 2011). The Unwanteds. Aladdin. p. 400. ISBN 1442407689. 
  32. ^ McMann, Lisa (Sep 4, 2012). The Unwanteds: Island of Silence. Aladdin. p. 416. ISBN 1442407719. 
  33. ^ McMann, Lisa (Sep 3, 2013). The Unwanteds: Island of Fire. Aladdin. p. 464. ISBN 1442458453. 
  34. ^ McMann, Lisa (Sep 2, 2014). The Unwanteds: Island of Legends. Aladdin. p. 496. ISBN 1442493283. 
  35. ^ McMann, Lisa (Feb 3, 2015). The Unwanteds: Island of Shipwrecks. Aladdin. p. 464. ISBN 1442493313. 
  36. ^ McMann, Lisa (Sep 15, 2015). The Unwanteds: Island of Graves. Aladdin. p. 400. ISBN 1442493348. 
  37. ^ McMann, Lisa (Jan 8, 2013). Crash. Simon Pulse. p. 256. ISBN 1442403918. 
  38. ^ McMann, Lisa (Oct 8, 2013). Bang. Simon Pulse. p. 256. ISBN 1442466251. 
  39. ^ McMann, Lisa (June 3, 2014). Gasp. Simon Pulse. p. 288. ISBN 1442466308. 
  40. ^ McMann, Lisa (Feb 8, 2011). Cryer's Cross. Simon Pulse. p. 240. ISBN 1416994815. 
  41. ^ Jones, Carrie (Sep 6, 2011). Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories. HarperTeen. p. 384. ISBN 0062060988. 
  42. ^ McMann, Lisa (Feb 7, 2012). Dead to You. Simon Pulse. p. 256. ISBN 1442403888. 
  43. ^ McMann, Lisa (Feb 5, 2013). The Trap Door (Infinity Ring #3). Scholastic Inc. p. 192. ISBN 0545386985. 

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