Gloria D. Miklowitz

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Gloria D. Miklowitz (born 18 May 1927 in New York City; died 20 January 2015 in Pasadena, California) was an American author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books for young adults. Her books have won national and international awards and deal with important issues such as nuclear war, racial injustice, steroid abuse, date violence and most recently militia involvement. Three of her novels were made into award-winning television specials, including one which won the Emmy for “Best Children’s Special” in 1986 (The War Between the Classes). Gloria Miklowitz, is a graduate of the University of Michigan.[1]

Quotes[edit]

"I write because I like to try on different lives through my characters and want to help young people find answers to their problems." "Write visually, clearly, and make every word count."

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Gloria Miklowitz, a graduate of the University of Michigan, is the author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. Her books have won national and international awards and deal with important issues such as nuclear war, racial injustice, steroid abuse, date violence and most recently militia involvement. Three of her novels were made into award-winning television specials, including one which won the Emmy for “Best Children’s Special” in 1986 (The War Between the Classes). A frequent speaker at schools, Gloria has also taken part in conferences in the United States, South Africa and Sweden. Gloria currently lives in La Cañada, California.

Series[edit]

After the Bomb

  • After the Bomb (1984)
  • Week One (1987)

Novels[edit]

  • The Marshmallow Caper (1971)
  • Sad Song, Happy Song (1973)
  • Turning Off (1973)
  • Time to Hurt, a Time to Heal (1976)
  • Earthquake! (1977)
  • Paramedic Emergency! (1977)
  • Unwed Mother (1977)
  • Save That Raccoon (1978)
  • Did You Hear What Happened to Andrea? (1979)
  • The Love Bombers (1980)
  • Close to the Edge (1983)
  • Carrie Loves Superman (1983)
  • Day the Senior Class Got Married: A Novel (1983)
  • Runaway (1984)
  • The War Between the Classes (1985)
  • Love Story Take Three (1986)
  • Secrets Not Meant to Be Kept (1987)
  • Good-Bye Tomorrow (1987)
  • Emerson High Vigilantes (1988)
  • Anything to Win (1989)
  • Standing Tall, Looking Good (1990)
  • Desperate Pursuit (1992)
  • The Killing Boy (1993)
  • Past Forgiving (1995)
  • Camouflage (1998)
  • Masada: The Last Fortress (1998)
  • Secrets in the House of Delgado (2001)
  • The Enemy Has a Face (2003)

Collections[edit]

  • Ghastly Ghostly Riddles (1977)

Non fiction[edit]

  • Harry Truman (1975)
  • Nadia Comaneci (1977)
  • Natalie Dunn: World Roller Skating Champion (1979)
  • Movie Stunts and the People Who Do Them (1980)
  • The Young Tycoons: Ten Success Stories (1981) (with Madeleine Yates)

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