Sarah Weeks

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Sarah Weeks
Born March 1955 (age 59)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Genres Picture books, chapter books, novels
Notable work(s) So B. It, Jumping the Scratch

Sarah Weeks (born March 18, 1955) is an American writer of children's books, perhaps best known for the novel So B. It which in 2007 won the Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award[1] and William Allen White Children's Book Award.


Sarah Weeks was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1955, the daughter of an English professor. She has a brother and a sister. When she was a little girl, the things she liked to do best were playing music and writing. When she grew up, she went to New York City, married, and had two sons, Gabriel and Nathaniel.

Selected works[edit]

Chapter books[edit]

Oggie Cooder series
  • Oggie Cooder
  • Oggie Cooder, Party Animal
Guy series
  • Regular Guy (Laura Geringer/HarperCollins, 1999)
  • Guy Time
  • My Guy
Boyds Will Be Boyds series
  • Beware of Mad Dog
  • Get Well Soon or Else!
  • Danger! Boys Dancing!
  • Fink's Funk!
  • Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other School Stories
  • The Little Factory

Picture books[edit]



  1. ^ Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award
  2. ^ "Hurricane city". Library of Congress Catalog Record. Retrieved 2014-02-13.

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