Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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General Information

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Name: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Pen Name: Phyllis Reynolds

Genre: Fiction & Non-Fiction

Born: January 4,1933 in Anderson, Indiana




Photo Credit: Institute of Childrens Literature

Illinois Connection

  • Lived in Joliet and Chicago

Biographical and Professional Information

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor includes many of her own growing-up experiences in the Alice books. She writes for both children and adults and is the author of more than one hundred and twenty-five books, including the Alice series. She now lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Published Works

  • Sweet Strawberries, Atheneum, 1999
  • A Traitor Among the Boys, Delacorte, 1999
  • Walker`s Crossing, Atheneum, 1999
  • Shiloh Trilogy, Aladdin , 2000
  • The Grooming of Alice, Atheneum, 2000
  • Carlotta`s Kittens and the Club of Mysteries, Atheneum, 2000
  • A Spy Among the Girls , Delacorte, 2000
  • Alice Alone, Atheneum, 2001
  • The Great Chicken Debacle, Marshall Cavendish, 2001
  • The Picnic, Athenium, 2002
  • and hundreds more!

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Sweet Strawberries

ISBN: 0689813384
Release Date: 1999-04-01

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A Traitor Among the Boys (Boy/Girl Battle)

ISBN: 0440413869
Release Date: 2001-01-09

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Walker's Crossing (Jean Karl Books (Paperback))

ISBN: 0689842619
Release Date: 2001-06-01

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The Phillis Reynolds Naylor Value Collection: Shiloh; Saving Shiloh; Shiloh Season

ISBN: 0553526332
Release Date: 1999-07-06

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The Grooming of Alice

ISBN: 0689846185
Release Date: 2001-10-01

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Carlotta's Kittens (Cat Pack)

ISBN: 0689874057
Release Date: 2005-04-26

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A Spy Among the Girls (Boy/Girl Battle)

ISBN: 0440413907
Release Date: 2002-01-08

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Alice Alone

ISBN: 0689851898
Release Date: 2002-09-01

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The Great Chicken Debacle

ISBN: 076145148X
Release Date: 2001-03-01

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Literary Awards

  • Newbery Medal
  • Edgar Allan Poe Mystery Writers Award
  • Child Study Award
  • Kerlan Award
  • Christopher Award
  • Society of School Librarians International Award
  • Hedda Seisler Mason Award
  • Appalachian Medallion
  • About 25 state awards
  • Various ALA notables

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Information:

John Hawkins & Associates Inc.

71 West 23rd Street, Suite 1600

New York, New York 10010

External Links

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