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Orson Scott Card

Architect of Alternate Worlds

Series: Authors Teens Love

By Edward Willett

Orson Scott Card is among the most popular writers of fiction today. Starting out in the science fiction genre and later fantasy, he is best known for ENDER’S GAME, one of the most popular sci-fi novels ever published. ENDER’S GAME, along with its sequel, SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD, both earned Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the first author to ever win both prizes in consecutive years. More recently, Card has branched out into contemporary fiction and even comic books.

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Reviews

"Interesting and informative book . . . will appeal to science fiction readers."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2006

"This solid and well-researched biography does an able job of balancing information on the subject's numerous publications with the events in his personal life."

School Library Journal, January 2007

"This biography . . . would enhance the biography/literature collection in both middle and high school libraries."

Association of Region XI School Libraries

"Well-organized and well-written book."

Richardson Independent School District, December 14, 2007

"Report writers should get everything they need for their projects and more!"

Delaware County Library System, October 26, 2006

". . . an interesting overview of the life of the author . . . a good book to use for an author study . . . a good addition to a Biography section for both middle schools and high schools."

Denver Public Schools, November 29, 2006

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