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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Elizabeth Fama  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;

Born:


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-- Website -- http://www.elizabethfama.com
-- Elizabeth Fama on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=elizabeth+fama

E-Mail: -- Contact through fama.elizabeth


Illinois Connection

Fama lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

The author attended the University of Chicago and received a BA in Biology with honors, an MBA, and a PhD in Economics and Finance.


Awards

Monstrous Beauty


-- 2013 Odyssey Honor Award (Best Audiobook)
-- 2013 YALSA Best Fiction For Young Adults
-- 2013 YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
-- 2013 (Top Ten) Best Audiobooks for Teens, School Library Journal
-- 2012 Nerdies Book Award Nominee

Overboard


-- Named a 2003 ALA Best Book for Young Readers (one of only eleven books selected unanimously that year)
-- 2002-2003 honor award for children's fiction, Society of Midland Authors
-- Starred Review

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Selected Titles At Your Library

Monstrous beauty
ISBN: 9781467657068. OCLC Number: 853508369

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In alternating chapters, tells of the mermaid Syrenka's love for Ezra in 1872 that leads to a series of horrific murders, and present-day Hester's encounter with a ghost that reveals her connection to the murders and to Syrenka.

Monstrous beauty /
ISBN: 1250034256. OCLC Number: 756767595

Farrar Straus Giroux,. .

Tells, in alternating chapters, the story of the mermaid Syrenka's love for Ezra in 1872 that leads to a series of horrific murders, and present-day Hester's encounter with a ghost that reveals her connection to the murders and to Syrenka.

Overboard /
ISBN: 0812626524. OCLC Number: 48920648

Cricket Books,. .

Escaping from a sinking ferry in the waters off Sumatra, fourteen-year-old Emily fights for survival for herself and a young Indonesian boy, who draws courage from his quiet but firm Islamic faith.

Overboard.
ISBN: 9781435287679. OCLC Number: 228361447

Paw Prints. .

Plus one
ISBN: 1250062942. OCLC Number: 919321153

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In an alternate United States where Day and Night populations are forced to lead separate--but not equal--lives, a desperate Night girl falls for a seemingly privileged Day boy and places them both in danger as she gets caught up in the beginnings of a resistance movement.

Plus one /
ISBN: 0374360073. OCLC Number: 846545724

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In an alternate United States where Day and Night populations are forced to lead separate--but not equal--lives, a desperate Night girl falls for a seemingly privileged Day boy and places them both in danger as she gets caught up in the beginnings of a resistance movement.