Karen Hesse

Karen Hesse

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Granny and Bean (a short story) (Picture Book) was the most recently released book by Karen Hesse, on September 27th, 2022.

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Karen Hesse Stats: The highest rated book by Karen Hesse on Book Notification is A Time for Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen, Washington, D.C. 1917, the 25th novel in the Dear America series. The second-highest rated book is Like the Willow Tree (Dear America #37).

The most read book by Karen Hesse on Book Notification is Winter Of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary Of Abigail Jane Stewart, the 3rd novel in the Dear America series. The second most read book is Winter Of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Diary Of Abigail Jane Stewart (Dear America #3).

Below is a complete list of Karen Hesse books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1991
2
1992
3
1994
4
1995
5
1996
6
61997
7
Just Juice (With: Robert Andrew Parker)
1998
8
2000
9
2000
10
2001
11
2003
12
2008
13
2012

List of Chapter Books in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Dear America Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1996
2
61996
3
81996
4
81997
5
1997
6
1998
7
1998
8
1998
9
81998
10
101998
11
1998
12
81998
13
1999
14
1999
15
81999
16
81999
17
2000
18
102000
19
2000
20
2000
21
82001
22
2001
23
82001
24
102001
25
2002
26
2002
27
102002
28
2002
29
2002
30
2002
31
82003
32
2003
33
2003
34
2003
35
2004
36
2004
37
2004
38
2010
39
102011
40
2011
41
2011
42
2012
43
2013
44
82013
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List of Karen Hesse Anthologies in Publication Order

Karen Hesse: Biography

Karen Hesse was born on August 29th, 1952 and is currently 71 years old. Karen Hesse was born in Baltimore, Maryland.

Karen Hesse is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 13 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1991 with the novel Wish on a Unicorn. The most recently released novel was Safekeeping which was released in 2012. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Karen at this time.

Karen Hesse has also written the Picture Books series which has 9 books including Poppy's Chair and Lester's Dog.

Karen Hesse was the recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship in 2002 for enriching and redefining literature for children and young adults by experimenting with form and subject matter.

Karen Hesse: Awards & Accolades

Hesse's book, Out of the Dust won the John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1998.

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Karen Hesse: F.A.Q

When was Karen Hesse Born? How old is Karen Hesse?

Karen Hesse was born on August 29th, 1952. Karen Hesse is currently 71 years old.

Where was Karen Hesse Born?

Karen Hesse was born in Baltimore, Maryland.

What book awards has Karen Hesse won?

Hesse's book, Out of the Dust won the award John Newbery Medal Awards, Newbery Medal, in 1998.

What was the first book Karen Hesse wrote?

The first novel written by Karen Hesse was Wish on a Unicorn, published in 1991.

What was the most recent book Karen Hesse wrote?

Her most recently released work was Granny and Bean (a short story) on September 27th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Karen Hesse?

Karen Hesse does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Karen Hesse written?

Karen Hesse has written 26 books. 13 Standalone Novels, 2 books in the Chapter Books, 9 books in the Picture Books, 2 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Dear America Series.

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