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Stephanie S. Tolan


Stephanie S. Tolan

Stephanie S. Tolan (born 1942, Ohio) is an American author of children's books. Her book Surviving the Applewhites received a Newbery Honor in 2003.[1] She obtained a Masters Degree in English at Purdue University. Tolan is a senior fellow at the Institute for Educational Advancement. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband.[2][3] Her papers are kept at the University of Central Missouri.


Children's books

  • 1978 Grandpa and Me Scribners
  • 1980 The Last of Eden, Warne
  • 1981 The Liberation of Tansy Warner, Scribners
  • 1981 No Safe Harbors
  • 1983 The Great Skinner Strike, Atheneum Books
  • 1983 A Time to Fly Free
  • 1986 Pride of the Peacock, Atheneum
  • 1987 The Great Skinner Getaway
  • 1987 The Great Skinner Homestead
  • 1988 A Good Courage
  • 1990 Plague Year, William Morrow
  • 1992 The Witch of Maple Park
  • 1992 Sophie and the Sidewalk Man
  • 1992 March Hooper and the Greatest Treasure in the World
  • 1993 Save Halloween William Morrow
  • 1994 Who's There?, HarperCollins
  • 1996 Welcome to the Ark (Volume 1 of the Ark Trilogy), William Morrow
  • 1996 The Great Skinner Enterprise
  • 1998 The Face in the Mirror, HarperCollins[4]
  • 1999 Ordinary Miracles, HarperTeen[5]
  • 2001 Flight of the Raven (Volume 2 of the Ark Trilogy), HarperTeen
  • 2002 Surviving the Applewhites 2003 Newbery Honor Book
  • 2004 Bartholomew's Blessing
  • 2006 Listen!, HarperCollins
  • 2009 Wishworks, Inc., Arthur A. Levine Books, ISBN 978-0-545-03154-7
  • 2012 Applewhites at Wit's End (Applewhites Family #2)

Books for adults

Adapted works

Contributing author


External links

  • author website
  • Tolan lectures at the National Association for Gifted Children website
  • Tolan at HarperCollins Publishers website
  • book website
  • Tolan papers at the James C. Kirkpatrick Library (University of Central Missouri), part of the Philip A. Sadler Research Collection of literature for children and young adults.
  • Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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