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London Calling

by Edward Bloor

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London Calling by Edward Bloor
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    Sep 2006, 304 pages

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    Feb 2008, 304 pages

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Edward Bloor is the author of Tangerine (1997), Crusader (1999), Story Time (2004) London Calling (2006) and Taken (2007). Tangerine was an ALA Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults, a Horn Book Fanfare Selection, and a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book.

Formerly, an English teacher in Florida public high schools, he became a senior editor at Harcourt Brace School Publishers in 1986. He was born in Trenton, New Jersey in 1950, educated at Fordham University and is married to Pamela Dixon, a teacher. They have a daughter and son, and live in Winter Garden, Florida.

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