Who is Susan Campbell Bartoletti?
Susan Campbell Bartoletti is an American writer of children’s literature whose work includes Kids on Strike! and Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow.
Detailed Susan Campbell Bartoletti Biography?
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 students 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 writer’s 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 write 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.
Highlights for Children fiction contest winner, 1993, for “No Man’s Land”; Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, American Library Association (ALA) Notable Book designation, ALA Best Book for Young Adults designation, Golden Kite Honor Book for Nonfiction, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Carolyn Field Award, Pennsylvania Library Association, Booklist.
Also Editor’s Choice Award, Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies/Children’s Book Council (NCSS/CBC), Orbis Pictus Recommended Title, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Lamplighter Award, and Parents Gold Choice Award, all for Growing up in Coal Country; Best Books of 1999, School Library Journal, ALA Best Book for Young Adults designation, Notable Book designation.
Books for the Teen Age designation, New York Public Library, Jane Addams Children’s Book Honor Award, Carolyn Field Honor Award, Orbis Pictus Recommended Title, Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, and Jefferson Cup Recommended Title, all for Kids on Strike!; Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, NCSS/CBC, 1999, for No Man’s Land
Also Books for the Teen Age designation, New York Public Library, 2000, for A Coal Miner’s Bride; named Outstanding Pennsylvania Author of the Year, Pennsylvania Library Association, 2001; Robert F. Sibert Award, ALA/Bound to Stay Bound Books, 2002, for Black Potatoes; Orbis Pictus Honor Book designation, Sydney Taylor Notable Book designation, Newbery Honor Book designation, and Robert F. Sibert Honor Book designation, all 2006, all for Hitler Youth.
What is Susan Campbell Bartoletti Age?
Campbell was born on November 18, 1958, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S but eventually, the family ended up in a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Who’re Susan Campbell Bartoletti Family Members?
Her family’s result is under review.
Who’re Susan Campbell Bartoletti Children?
She has two children namely Brandy and Joe.
Who’s Susan Campbell Bartoletti Husband?
Campbell is married Joseph Bartoletti (a history teacher)
What is Susan Campbell Bartoletti Net Worth 2020?
Her net worth result is under review.
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Susan Campbell Bartoletti Bibliography
-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)
-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)