Cynthia Lord

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Cynthia Lord is an American children's author. Her debut novel Rules was published by Scholastic, Inc. in 2006, and was a 2007 Newbery Honor book and winner of the Schneider Family Book Award.[1]

Early life[edit]

Lord was born in Massachusetts and grew up in New Hampshire.[2]

In college, Lord had some short stories published, and won a contest with one.[citation needed]


Lord lives with her husband and their two children, one of whom has autism, in Brunswick, Maine.[3][4]


  • 2007 Newbery Honor Book
  • Schneider Family Book Award[5]



  • Rules, Scholastic, 2007, ISBN 978-0-545-03640-5
  • Touch Blue, Scholastic, 2010. ISBN 978-0-545-03531-6
  • Half A Chance, Scholastic, 2014. ISBN 978-0-545-03533-0
  • A Handful of Stars, Scholastic, 2015. ISBN 978-0-545-70027-6
  • Because of the Rabbit, Scholastic, 2019. ISBN 978-05-459-1424-6

Hot Rod Hamster early reader books[edit]

Shelter Pet Squad series[edit]

Picture book[edit]


  1. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 11 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Cynthia Lord - About Me". Archived from the original on 24 July 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Cynthia Lord". Archived from the original on 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2011-04-28.
  4. ^ "Cynthia Lord |". Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. Retrieved 2011-04-28.
  5. ^ "Cynthia Lord and the Schneider Award! | W.H. Beck". Archived from the original on 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2011-04-28.


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