Phillip Hoose

Phillip Hoose
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Phillip Hoose is an award-winning author of books, essays, stories, songs and articles. Although he first wrote for adults, he turned his attention to children and young adults in part to keep up with his own daughters. His book Claudette Colvin won a National Book Award and was dubbed a Publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2009. He is also the author of Hey, Little Ant, co-authored by his daughter, Hannah, It’s Our World, Too!, The Race to Save the Lord God Bird, and We Were There, Too!, a National Book Award finalist. He has received a Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, a Christopher Award, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, among numerous honors. He was born in South Bend, Indiana, and grew up in the towns of South Bend, Angola, and Speedway, Indiana.  He was educated at Indiana University and the Yale School of Forestry. He lives in Portland, Maine.


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National Book Award Winner: Claudette Colvin

Author Phillip Hoose talks about his experience researching and writing the true account of Claudette Colvin's heroic journey during the Civil Rights Movement in our country.

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Moonbird

Phillip Hoose
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

B95 can feel it: a stirring in his bones and feathers. It’s time. Today is the day he will once again cast himself into the air, spiral upward into the clouds,...


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Claudette Colvin

Phillip Hoose
Square Fish

Before Rosa Parks, there was 15-year-old Claudette Colvin. Now available in paperback: her National Book Award–wining story, told by the incomparable Phillip...


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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird

Phillip Hoose
Melanie Kroupa Books

The tragedy of extinction is explained through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of those who tried to possess it, paint...


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It's Our World, Too!

Phillip Hoose; Foreword by Pete Seeger
Square Fish

This invaluable companion to the award-winning We Were There, Too! gives young readers the tools to bring about change. After the tragic and transforming...


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We Were There, Too!

Phillip Hoose
Melanie Kroupa Books

*"A treasure chest of history come to life, this is an inspired collection. Readers could easily get lost in it by simply dipping into one compelling story...


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