Jean Fritz

Jean Fritz

Jean Fritz was born on November 16th, 1915 and passed away at the age of 101 on May 14th, 2017.

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Jean Fritz Stats: The highest rated book by Jean Fritz on Book Notification is Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?, a Children's Book novel. The second-highest rated book is George Washington's Breakfast (Unforgettable Americans #2).

The most read book by Jean Fritz on Book Notification is George Washington's Breakfast, the 2nd novel in the Unforgettable Americans series. The second most read book is Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?, a Children's Book novel.

Below is a complete list of Jean Fritz books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Jean Fritz is the Unforgettable Americans Series.

List of Unforgettable Americans Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Great Little Madison
1948
2
6
George Washington's Breakfast
1969
3
Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?
1980
4
Traitor: the Case of Benedict Arnold
1981
5
Make Way for Sam Houston
1986
6
Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt!
1991
7
George Washington's Mother
1992
8
Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln
1993
9
Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Preachers
1994
10
You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
1995
11
Why Not, Lafayette?
1999

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Fish Head
1951
2
Help Mr. Willy Nilly
1954
3
Bunny Hopwell's First Spring
1954
4
Growing Up
1956
5
The Late Spring
1957
6
The Cabin Faced West
1958
7
The Animals of Doctor Schweitzer
1958
8
Brady
1960
9
San Francisco
1962
10
I, Adam
1963
11
Magic to Burn
1964
12
Early Thunder
1967
13
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?
1973
14
Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?
1974
15
Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock?
1975
16
Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?
1975
17
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?
1976
18
The Secret Diary of Jeb & Abigail
1976
19
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?
1976
20
8
Can't You Make Them Behave, King George?
1977
21
Brendan the Navigator
1979
22
Stonewall
1979
23
The Man Who Loved Books
1981
24
The Good Giants and the Bad Pukwudgies
1982
25
Homesick: My Own Story
1982
26
The Double Life of Pocahontas
1983
27
China Homecoming
1985
28
Shh! We're Writing the Constitution
1987
29
The Great Adventure of Christopher Columbus
1992
30
Surprising Myself
1992
31
Leonardo's Horse
2001
32
The Lost Colony of Roanoke
2004
33
Who's Saying What in Jamestown, Thomas Savage?
2007
34
Alexander Hamilton: the Outsider
2011

List of Jean Fritz Anthologies in Publication Order

Jean Fritz: Biography

Jean Fritz was born on November 16th, 1915. Jean passed away May 14th, 2017 at 101 years old.

Jean Fritz was the author of the Jean Fritz Children's Books series which consists of 34 novels. The Jean Fritz Children's Books series started in 1951 with the novel Fish Head. The most recently released novel in the Jean Fritz Children's Books series was Alexander Hamilton: the Outsider which was released in 2011. There are no upcoming novels for the Jean Fritz Children's Books series.

Jean Fritz also wrote the Unforgettable Americans series which has 11 books including The Great Little Madison and George Washington's Breakfast.

Jean Fritz: Awards & Accolades

Fritz's books have won multiple awards, Homesick: My Own Story won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Honor, in 1983 as well as the National Book Awards - Children's Books - Hardcover in 1983. Make Way for Sam Houston won the Spur Awards, Best Western Juvenile Fiction, in 1986.

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Jean Fritz: F.A.Q

When was Jean Fritz Born?

Jean Fritz was born on November 16th, 1915.

When did Jean Fritz die?

Jean Fritz died on May 14th, 2017 at 101 years old.

What book awards has Jean Fritz won?

Homesick: My Own Story: John Newbery Medal Awards Newbery Honor (1983), National Book Awards Children's Books - Hardcover (1983).
Make Way for Sam Houston: Spur Awards Best Western Juvenile Fiction (1986).

What was the first book Jean Fritz wrote?

The first novel written by Jean Fritz was The Great Little Madison, published in 1948.

What was the most recent book Jean Fritz wrote?

Their most recently released work was Alexander Hamilton: the Outsider (a short story) on January 6th, 2011.

How many books has Jean Fritz written?

Jean Fritz has written 45 books. 11 books in the Unforgettable Americans Series, 34 books in the Children's Books.

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