Book
Dutch

Hoogtevrees

Target audience:
12-14 years and up
"Toen Rik twee jaar geleden in de Rocky Mountains over een richel was gelopen, waarbij naalden van angst hem in zijn handen en voeten geprikt hadden, had hij gezworen dat het de laatste keer was. Wanneer Rik en zijn broer Jeroen met hun tweeën achterblijven in hun kampeerwagen midden in de Rocky Mountains, raakt Rik verwikkeld in onverwachte situaties die hem dwingen zijn angsten te overwinnen."
Subject
Hoogtevrees
Title
Hoogtevrees
Author
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Language
Dutch
Original title
The fear place
Publisher
Tielt: Lannoo, 1995
119 p.
ISBN
90-209-2793-0

About Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (born January 4, 1933) is an American writer best known for children's and young adult fiction. Naylor is best known for her children's-novel quartet Shiloh (a 1992 Newbery Medal winner) and for her "Alice" book series, one of the most frequently challenged books of the last decade.

Early life

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor was born Anderson, IN. She grew up during the Great Depression with her older sister Norma and younger brother John. She has said that she never felt poor, as her parents had a book collection and read stories aloud to her and her siblings until adolescence. Her favorite book as a child was Huckleberry Finn. She began writing her own stories when she was in elementary school. When she was 16 years old, a Sunday school teacher asked her to write a story for the church magazine. She wrote a baseball story named "Mike's Hero" and was paid $4.67 for it. She de…Read more on Wikipedia