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Scott Simon

Marcos Galvany

Scott Simon has won every major award in broadcasting for his personal essays, war reporting and commentary. He has reported from all 50 states, scores of foreign countries and eight wars. He hosts Weekend Edition with Scott Simon Saturday mornings on National Public Radio (which The Washington Post has called "the most literate, witty, moving, and just plain interesting news show on any dial"). He is also a special correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning. Scott is the author of several best-selling memoirs and novels, the most recent of which is "Sunnyside Plaza," for young readers, which has received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publisher's Weekly.

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Sunnyside Plaza
Children / Teens
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
January 2020
ISBN 9780316531207
208 pages
$16.99, INSTOCK
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Wonder meets Three Times Lucky in a story of empowerment as a young woman decides to help solve the mystery of multiple suspicious deaths in her group home. More/less

My Cubs: A Love Story
Children / Teens
April 2017
ISBN 9780735218031
192 pages
$23.00, INSTOCK
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Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, is a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, and in MY CUBS he chronicles his adolescence in Chicago as a die-hard fan to tell the story of the relationship between the team and the neighbourhood and city, and how the condition of Cubness has both charmed and haunted the lives of so many fans. More/less

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