Sarah Weeks

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Sarah Weeks
Weeks in 2015.
Born March 1955 (age 64)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, US
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Genre Picture books, chapter books, novels
Notable works So B. It, Jumping the Scratch

Sarah Weeks (born March 18, 1955) is an American writer of children's books, perhaps best known for the novel So B. It which in 2007 won the Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award[1] and William Allen White Children's Book Award.


Sarah Weeks was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1955, the daughter of an English professor. She has a brother and a sister. When she was a little girl, the things she liked to do best were playing music and writing. When she grew up, she went to New York City, married, and had two sons, Gabriel and Nathaniel.

Selected works

Chapter books

Oggie Cooder series
  • Oggie Cooder
  • Oggie Cooder, Party Animal
Guy series
  • Regular Guy (Laura Geringer/HarperCollins, 1999)
  • Guy Time
  • My Guy
Boyds Will Be Boyds series
  • Beware of Mad Dog
  • Get Well Soon or Else!
  • Danger! Boys Dancing!
  • Fink's Funk!
  • Tripping Over the Lunch Lady and Other School Stories
  • The Little Factory

Picture books



  1. Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award
  2. "Hurricane city". Library of Congress Catalog Record. Retrieved 2014-02-13.

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