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Susan Campbell Bartoletti (born 1958) is an American writer of children's literature whose work includes Kids on Strike! and Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow. She was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, but eventually the family ended up in a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Scranton in 1982. Campbell Bartoletti began her career as an eighth-grade English teacher before deciding to pursue writing in earnest. Seeing her student write and create original work, she was inspired to create her own. In connection with her students, Susan said that "I felt immense satisfaction in watching my students grow as writers. I wanted to practice what I preached, so I joined a writers group and got serious about my own writing." She sold her first short story in 1989. Three years later, in 1992, Campbell Bartoletti published her first picture book, Silver at Night. She held a rigid routine, waking early in the morning in order to write before she left to teach. In 1997, she turned to writing full-time. Since then, her works have received a number of awards, including the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Nonfiction, the SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the Newbery Honor in 2006.She teaches writing classes at a number of MA and MFA programs, among them Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, and Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. Additionally, she leads workshops offered through the Highlights Foundation. She resides with her family in Moscow, Pennsylvania. Works Non-fiction Growing Up in Coal Country (1996) Kids on Strike! (1999) Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845 to 1850 (2001) - Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal winner, 2002 The Flag Maker (2004) Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow (2005) - a Newbery Honor Book 2006 They Called Themselves The K.K.K : The Birth of an American Terrorist Group (2010) The Boy Who Dared (2008)Fiction Silver at Night (1994) Dancing with Dziadziu (1997) No Man's Land: A Young Soldier's Story (1999) A Coal Miner's Bride : The Diary of Anetka Kaminska (2000), Dear America Series The Christmas Promise (2001), Blue Sky Press The Journal of Finn Reardon : A Newsie (2003), My Name is America Series Nobody's Nosier Than a Cat (2003) Nobody's Diggier than a Dog (2005) Naamah and the Ark at Night (2011)References External links Official website Susan Campbell Bartoletti at Library of Congress Authorities, with 18 catalog records. Discover the Susan Campbell Bartoletti popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Susan Campbell Bartoletti books.

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1789: Twelve Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change book summary, reviews and downlod

1789: Twelve Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change

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The acclaimed team that brought us 1968 turns to another year that shook the world with a collection of nonfiction writings by renowned young-adult authors. “The Right...

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Hitler Youth

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"I begin with the young. We older ones are used up . . . But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world." --Adolf Hitler, Nurem...

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They Called Themselves the K.K.K.

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Boys, let us get up a club.With those words, six restless young men raided the linens at a friend’s mansion, pulled pillowcases over their heads, hopped on horses, and cavorted thro...

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The Boy Who Dared

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Susan Campbell Bartoletti has taken one episode from her Newbery Honor Book, Hitler Youth, and fleshed it out into thought-provoking novel. When 16-year-old Helmut Hubner listens to t...

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Terrible Typhoid Mary

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From a Newbery Honor winner, “[a] well-researched biography of Mary Mallon, also known as Typhoid Mary…compelling.”—School Library Journal (starred review)

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Dear America: Down the Rabbit Hole

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Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings the story of a young girl caught up in a web of murder, lies, and the Great Fire of Chicago to bold life.In the spring of 18...

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Black Potatoes

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Sibert Award Winner: This true story of five years of starvation in Ireland is “a fascinating account of a terrible time” (Kirkus Reviews).    ...

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How Women Won the Vote

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This is how history should be told to kids—with photos, illustrations, and captivating storytelling.From Newbery Honor medalist Susan Campbell Bartoletti and in time to celebra...

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That Cat!: Checkers Wasn't Any Trouble At All -- Until He Grew into a Cat MP3 Audiobook

That Cat!: Checkers Wasn't Any Trouble At All -- Until He Grew into a Cat

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Highlights presents That Cat! written by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. A mischievous cat means trouble for Dad.

Growing Up in Coal Country (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Growing Up in Coal Country (Unabridged)

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Inspired by her in-laws' recollections of working in coal country, Susan Campbell Bartoletti has gathered the voices of men, women, and children who immigrated to and worked in northeastern ...

An Interview with Susan Campbell Bartoletti MP3 Audiobook

An Interview with Susan Campbell Bartoletti

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Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the award-winning author of young adult non-fiction titles like "Hitler Youth," "Kids on Strike!," and "Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine 1845-...

Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine (Unabridged)

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In 1845, a disaster struck Ireland. Overnight, a mysterious blight attacked the potato crops, turning the potatoes black and destroying the only real food of nearly six million people. Over ...

The Boy Who Dared (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Boy Who Dared (Unabridged)

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Just as the Nazis are rising to power, Helmuth Hübener, a German schoolboy, is caught up in all the swashbuckling bravado of his time. The handsome stormtrooper uniforms, the shiny jackboot...

How Women Won the Vote MP3 Audiobook

How Women Won the Vote

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This is how history should be told to kids—with captivating storytelling.From Newbery Honor medalist Susan Campbell Bartoletti and in time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of...

They Called Themselves the KKK (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

They Called Themselves the KKK (Unabridged)

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YALSA Nonfiction Finalist, 2011A thoroughly-documented, chilling history of one of the world’s most recognizable extremist groups, this is the true story of terrorism in...

Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow (Unabridged)

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On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany, thanks largely to the efforts of the Hitler Youth, whose organized propaganda marches throughout Germany helped the Naz...

The Thing About Strays MP3 Audiobook

The Thing About Strays

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Abby is jealous of a young drifter's expertise with horses.

Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America MP3 Audiobook

Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America

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What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the S...

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