Deborah Hopkinson
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Deborah Hopkinson

Deborah Hopkinson is as award-winning of picture books, fiction, and nonfiction for young readers. In 2013 she received a Robert F. Sibert Honor and YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award honor for Titanic: Voices from the Disaster.

She has won the SCBWI Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Text twice, for A Band of Angels and Apples to Oregon. Sky Boys, How They Built the Empire State Building, was a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor awardee. She lives near Portland, Oregon.

The Great Trouble, A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel won the OCTE Oregon Spirit Award and was named a Best Book of 2013 by School Library Journal and an Oregon Book Award finalist.

In 2017, Deborah's awards include the Leslie Bradshaw Oregon Book Award for Courage and Defiance; the Jane Addams Peace Association award for Steamboat School; and the Green Earth Environmental Stewardship Award for Follow the Moon Home, which was also a finalist for the Cook STEM prize. Her middle grade novel A Bandit's Tale, The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket was a Charlotte Huck Recommended book for fiction.

Visit her on the web at www.deborahhopkinson.com and follow her on Twitter at @deborahopkinson.

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    • Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

    • by M. T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, Lisa Ann Sandell, Jennifer Donnelly, Linda Sue Park, Deborah Hopkinson
    • By: M.T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, and others
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds, Ann Marie Lee, full cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Whether you're a huge fan of all things Tudor or new to this jaw-dropping saga, you won't be able to get the unique voices of Henry and his wives - all brought to life by seven award-winning and best-selling authors - out of your head....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Titanic: Voices From the Disaster

    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall, Peter Altschuler
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    This audiobook by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real Titanic survivors and witnesses to the disaster....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • different... decent...

    • By john on 05-16-16

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Who Was Charles Darwin?

    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded forconducting "useless" experiments....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A fun listen

    • By steve on 04-05-11

    Regular price: $2.07

    • The Great Trouble

    • A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel
    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Matthew Frow, Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a "mudlark", he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very difficult to listen to

    • By NewHighScore on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $25.20

    • D-Day

    • The World War II Invasion That Changed History
    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: Michael Yurchak
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings her signature action-packed narrative style to one of the most crucial battles of WWII. Hopkinson weaves together the contributions of not only D-Day's famous players but African Americans, women, journalists, and service members....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Courage & Defiance

    • Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in World War II Denmark
    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: David de Vries, Deborah Hopkinson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson traces the stories of the heroic young men and women who would not stand by as their country was occupied. Rather, they fought back....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, but

    • By Pam Sullivan on 04-04-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Guys Read: Heroes & Villains

    • By: Jon Scieszka - editor
    • Narrated by: Michael Curran-Dorsano, David DeSantos, Lucien Dodge, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Heroes & Villains, the seventh volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, is full of adventure featuring an array of characters - with and without capes....

    Regular price: $18.24

    • A Bandit's Tale: The Muddled Misadventures of a Pickpocket

    • By: Deborah Hopkinson
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Eleven-year-old Rocco is an Italian immigrant who finds himself alone in New York City after he's sold to a padrone by his poverty-stricken parents....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two thumbs up - Historical Fiction

    • By Leslie on 09-03-16

    Regular price: $28.00

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