David Getz

David Getz is the award-winning author of the middle-grade novels Thin Air and Almost Famous, and the nonfiction books Frozen Man and Frozen Girl. When not writing, Mr. Getz works as an elementary-school principal in New York City.


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Purple Death

David Getz; Illustrations by Peter McCarty
Henry Holt and Co.

It was the worst epidemic in this country's history, and the search for its cause is still one of science's most urgent quests. It was 1918, the last year...


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Frozen Girl

David Getz; Illustrated by Peter McCarty
Redfeather Book from Henry Holt

Over five hundred years ago, there lived a thirteen-year-old Inca girl in the mountains of Peru. Because of her perfect beauty, she was chosen to be the...


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Frozen Man

David Getz; Illustrated by Peter McCarty
Square Fish

When an archaeologist examines a body found frozen in the Austrian Alps, he learns something extraordinary. The well-preserved body-- and the tools and...


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Almost Famous

written by David Getz
Henry Holt and Co.

Ten-year-old Maxine is determined to become a famous inventor so she can take care of her younger brother's heart condition, and she convinces a troubled...


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