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Full Name: Gail Radley
Biography:
Gail Radley writes for children from preschool age through young adult. Mainly fiction, her work includes several novels, picture books, short stories and a poetry anthology. Several have received recognition: Odd Man Out, a novel, (Macmillan, 1995): Junior Library Guild selection, Young Hoosier Award nominee. The Golden Days, a novel,(Macmillan 1991, Penguin 1992): Highest Honor in Language Arts Elementary Novels by the Society of School Librarians International (SSLI), nominee for the South Carolina 1993-94 Book Awards. The book was recently filmed as The First of May by S.H.O. Entertainment. The film stars Julie Harris and Dan Byrd with Mickey Rooney, Charles Nelson Reilly, and Joe DiMaggio. CF In His Corner, a novel, (Four Winds Press, 1984): Notable 1984 Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, Sequoyah Children's Book Award Master List. More recent works include Dear Gabby, Things Are Getting Out of Hand (Avon 1998),The Flute Player and the Lazy One (George Ronald 1999) and Nothing Stays the Same (Crown 1981; Bookmice.com 2000). The Vanishing From...series, combining poetry and information relating to endangered animals, four volumesication (Carolrhoda Books 2001). Gail Radley is a lecturer in the English Department at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. She holds a Master's degree in English from Stetson and a Bachelor's with an emphasis in creative writing from Mary Baldwin College. She is a frequent speaker, reader, and workshop leader for audiences of all ages and in a variety of settings.
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: Interstate
Travel Range: Anywhere.
Transportation: Plane.
Dates Available: Summers are most open, but short trips are also possible during the academic year and particularly around university holidays--so check with me!
Fees: Negotiable.
Contact Information: 875 East Church Street
DeLand FL 32724
PH: 904-736-3934
Email: gradley@stetson.edu
Author's Timeline:
1995 (Unknown) County
Odd Man Out: A Novel
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
This book was a Junior Library Guild selection and a Young Hoosier Award nominee. 
1991 (Unknown) County
The Golden Days: A Novel
(Pub: Macmillan. ISBN: )
Named Highest Honor in Language Arts Elementary Novels by the Society of School Librarians International (SSLI). It was also a nominee for the South Carolina 1993-94 Book Awards. The book was recently filmed as The First of May by S.H.O. Entertainment. The film stars Julie Harris and Dan Byrd with Mickey Rooney, Charles Nelson Reilly, and Joe DiMaggio. 
1984 (Unknown) County
CF In His Corner: A Novel
(Pub: Four Winds Press. ISBN: )
This book was named Notable 1984 Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. It was also placed on the Sequoyah Children's Book Award Master List. 
1998 (Unknown) County
Dear Gabby, Things Are Getting Out of Hand
(Pub: Avon. ISBN: )
 
1999 (Unknown) County
The Flute Player and the Lazy One
(Pub: George Ronald. ISBN: )
 
2000 (Unknown) County
Nothing Stays the Same
(Pub: Bookmice.com. ISBN: )
 
2001 (Unknown) County
The Vanishing From...series
(Pub: Carolrhoda Books. ISBN: )
A series that combines poetry with information on endangered animals. 
2010 (Unknown) County
Gail Radley lives in Volusia County, Florida. 
? (Unknown) County
Demo's First Dive
(Pub: Hellenic College Press. ISBN: )
Picture book story about the son of a Greek sponge diver taking his first plunge deep into the waters of Tarpon Springs, Florida. 
? (Unknown) County
Tammy Too Big, Tammy Too Little
(Pub: Mightybook. ISBN: )
An electronic book for young children about the woes of feeling either too big or too little for so many important things in life. 
? (Unknown) County
A Run of Letters: Prose
(Pub: Poetry New York, PO Box 3184, Church Street Station, New York, New York 10008; http://members.tripod.com/~PNY_journal. ISBN: 0-923389-31-8)
 
? (Unknown) County
The Fall Of Because: Poetry
(Pub: ISBN: 0-944754-74-0)
Poetry. Author will supply books. 

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