Individual Author Record
Name: Greg Leitich SmithPen Name: None Genre: Fiction Audience: Children; Born:
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Illinois ConnectionLeitich Smith grew up in a German American neighborhood on the north side of Chicago and attended Lane Tech High School. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Biographical and Professional InformationGreg Leitich Smith is co-author (with his wife, New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith) of the picture book ''Santa Knows'' and the young adult short story ''The Wrath of Dawn'', which appeared in the ''Geektastic'' anthology.Originally from Chicago, Greg now lives in Austin, Texas. He holds degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Texas at Austin, and a degree in law from the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor.
- Ninjas, Piranhas, and Galileo, Little Brown, 2003 - reprinted 2013
- Tofu and T. Rex, Little Brown, 2005 - reprinted 2013
- Santa Knows, Dutton, 2006 - written with Cynthia Leitich Smith
- Chronal Engine, HMH Books for Young Readers, 2012 - reprinted 2013
- Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn, Macmillan, 2014
- Borrowed Time, Clarion, 2015
Selected Titles At Your Library
Tofu and T. rex /
ISBN: 0316777226. OCLC Number: Little, Brown and Co.,. New York :. 2005. Hans-Peter, who enjoys working in his family's Chicago delicatessen, applies for admission to the prestigious Peshtigo School that his cousin Freddie, a vegan and outspoken animal rights activist, attends.
Santa knows /
ISBN: 0525477578. OCLC Number: Dutton Children's Books,. New York, N.Y. :. ¬©2006. Armed with the facts, young Alfie sets out to prove to the world that Santa Claus does not exist but no one pays attention, especially his sister Noelle, whose only request of the man in red is a nicer big brother.
Chronal engine /
ISBN: 0544022777. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,. Boston :. . Eighth-grader Max, his older brother Kyle, and new friend Petra travel in time to the Cretaceous period to rescue Kyle's twin, Emma, who was kidnapped from their grandfather's Texas ranch.
Little green men at the Mercury Inn /
ISBN: 125006287X. OCLC Number: . . "Two boys race to get an undercover alien back to her mothership while dodging an oddball group of UFO-chasers, TV newspeople, and Florida retirees"--Provided by publisher.
Borrowed time /
ISBN: 0544237110. OCLC Number: . . "In this time-travel adventure, Max Pierson-Takahashi and his friend Petra return to the days of the dinosaurs, where they must survive attacks from deadly prehistoric creatures and a vengeful, pistol-toting girl from the 1920s"--