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Author Study: Mary Downing Hahn

Read about the author and her many books. There are excerpts from the books, reviews, activities, discussion guides, and lesson plans. Includes links to eTheme resources on Mystery Writing, Mystery Books, and Historical Fiction.


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Here is a short autobiography that Hahn wrote. Includes a list of her books and short stories. NOTE: The link at the bottom of the page is broken.
This student-created website is all about the book "A Time for Andrew." Includes games, quizzes, and worksheets. NOTE: Many of the links to outside resources are broken.
Here is a review of the book "Stepping on the Cracks." NOTE: This site includes ads.
Here is a study guide to go along with the book.
Read this letter that a student wrote to the author after reading the book "Wait Till Helen Comes." You might want to write your own letter to the author.
Read this review of "Daphne's Book." NOTE: This site includes ads.
Browse through the book "December Stillness" on this page. Click on "About 'December Stillness'" for questions to ask.
Read all about different mystery books and their authors. Books include "Who Stole the Wizard of Oz," "Encyclopedia Brown," the "Cam Jensen Mystery" series, "The Hardy Boys," "Nancy Drew", and "Bunniculla." Includes classroom activity ideas and some interactive quizzes.
These sites are about the genre of mysteries. Includes activities for writing mystery stories and samples of stories written by students.
Learn more about the genre of historical fiction. There are definitions and listings of recommended children's books, plus lesson plans and classroom activities.

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