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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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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

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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.