Joan W. Blos

Winner, 1980 National Book Awards

Joan W. Blos is a writer of children’s literature who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Blos has written several works of historical fiction, as well as picture books for younger readers. (University of Michigan Special Collections Library)
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A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832

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ISBN 9780684163406 Atheneum Books for Young Readers

The journal of a 14-year-old girl, kept the last year she lived on the family farm, records daily events in her small New Hampshire town, her father's remarriage, and the death of her best friend. More about this book >

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Joan W. Blos

Joan W. Blos is a writer of children’s literature who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Blos has written several works of historical fiction, as well as picture books for younger readers. (University of Michigan Special Collections Library)

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