Shore, Diane Z. (Diane ZuHone Shore)

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Shore, Diane Z. (Diane ZuHone Shore)

Personal

Married; husband's name John; children: Jennifer, Sam.

Addresses

Home and office—Marietta, GA. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Children's book author.

Awards, Honors

History Feature of the Year Award, Highlights magazine, 2002, for article "Presidential Dreams"; Children's Choice Award, and Georgia Author of the Year nomination, both 2004, both for Bus-a-saurus Bop; Georgia Author of the Year nomination, 2006, and Kansas Reads choice, 2007, both for Look Both Ways; Georgia Author of the Year nomination, 2007, for This Is the Dream.

Writings

Bus-a-saurus Bop, illustrated by David Clark, Bloomsbury Children's Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Rosa Loves to Read, Children's Press (New York, NY), 2004.

Look Both Ways: A Cautionary Tale, illustrated by Teri Weidner, Bloomsbury Children's Books (New York, NY), 2005.

This Is the Dream, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 2006.

Contributor to numerous periodicals, including Highlights for Children, Humpty Dumpty, Jack & Jill, Turtle, Children's Playmate, Spider, Cricket, and Boys' Quest.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Black Issues Book Review, January-February, 2006, review of This Is the Dream, p. 37.

Booklinks, March, 2006, Carolyn Phelan, review of This Is the Dream, p. 8.

Booklist, February 1, 2006, Carolyn Phelan, review of This Is the Dream, p. 69.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, February, 2006, Deborah Stevenson, review of This Is the Dream, p. 285.

Chicago Tribune, January 8, 2006, Mary Harris Russell, review of This Is the Dream, p. 2.

Children's Bookwatch, September, 2005, review of Look Both Ways: A Cautionary Tale.

Horn Book, March-April, 2006, Martha V. Parravano, review of This Is the Dream, p. 205.

Kirkus Reviews, June 15, 2003, review of Bus-a-saurus Bop, p. 864; July 1, 2005, review of Look Both Ways, p. 744; December 1, 2005, review of This Is the Dream, p. 1280.

Publishers Weekly, July 21, 2003, review of Bus-a-saurus Bop, p. 194; November 21, 2005, review of This Is the Dream, p. 46.

School Library Journal, August, 2004, Bethany L.W. Hankinson, review of Jenny's Socks, p. 90; July, 2005, Corrina Austin, review of Look Both Ways, p. 82; January, 2006, Teresa Pfeifer, review of This Is the Dream, p. 124.

ONLINE

Diane Shore Home Page,http://www.dianezshore.com/ (May 26, 2007).

Bloomsbury Press Web site,http://www.bloomsburyusa.com/ (May 26, 2007), "Diane Z. Shore."