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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Eliot Schrefer  

Pen Name: E. Archer

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Young Adult;

Born: 1978 in Chicago, Illinois


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Schrefer was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Eliot Schrefer is the author most recently of ''Threatened'', about a boy surviving in the jungles of Gabon alongside chimpanzees. He is also one of 12 authors of the Spirit Animals series. After a childhood spent in Illinois, Connecticut, Maryland, and Florida, Schrefer attended Harvard University, where he graduated with High Honors in French and American literature. After a year teaching at a boarding school in Rome, he settled down in New York City, where he writes fiction during the day and tutors for the SATs in the evening.


Awards

Endangered


-- New York Times Editors' Choice
-- NPR's

Best of 2012


-- Finalist, National Book Award in Young People's Literature
-- Finalist, Walden Book Award
-- Winner, Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award
-- Winner, Green Earth Book Award

Threatened


-- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
-- Starred Review, Kirkus

Spirit Animals Series


-- ''New York Times'' bestselling series
-- ''USA Today'' bestseller

The School for Dangerous Girls


-- A New York Public Library

Best of the Teen Age

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) '''Literary Agent ''' Richard Pine Inkwell Management 521 Fifth Avenue, 26th Floor New York, NY 10175 (212) 922-3500 [mailto:richard@inkwellmanagement.com richard@inkwellmanagement.com] '''Film Agent ''' Rich Green Resolution 1801 Century Park East, 23rd Floor Los Angeles, CA 90067 (424) 274-4200 [mailto:rgreen@resolution-ent.com rgreen@resolution-ent.com] '''Scholastic Publicist ''' Becky Amsel Scholastic 557 Broadway New York, NY 10012 (212) 389-3788 [mailto:bamsel@scholastic.com bamsel@scholastic.com] '''Author Visits Rep ''' Antonio Gonzalez Scholastic 557 Broadway New York, NY 10024 (212) 389-3772 [mailto:AuthorVisit@scholastic.com AuthorVisit@scholastic.com]

Selected Titles At Your Library

Endangered /
ISBN: 0545165776. OCLC Number: 783144286

Scholastic Press,. .

Sophie is not happy to be back in the Congo for the summer, but when she rescues an abused baby bonobo she becomes more involved in her mother's sanctuary--and when fighting breaks out and the sanctuary is attacked, it is up to Sophie to rescue the apes and somehow survive in the jungle.

Geek :
ISBN: 0545160405. OCLC Number: 662407712

Scholastic Press,. .

Ralph is asked to spend the summer with his strange British relatives at their old manor house in order to set up their Wi-Fi network. And thus begins his strange adventure.

Geek :
ISBN: 0545160413. OCLC Number: 913304739

. .

Ralph is asked to spend the summer with his strange British relatives at their old manor house in order to set up their Wi-Fi network. And thus begins his strange adventure.

Glamorous disasters :
ISBN: 0743281675. OCLC Number: 62282551

Simon & Schuster,. .

In the glossy private world of Fifth Avenue teens, some millionaire parents will do, pay, or say anything to help their children ace the SATs.

Glamorous disasters :
ISBN: 0743281683. OCLC Number: 85846211

Simon & Schuster Paperbacks,. .

Hack the SAT :
ISBN: 9781592403691. OCLC Number: 181335786

Gotham Books,. .

Offers guidance and tools for scoring well on the SAT, including a vocabulary list, subject reviews, test-taking tips, and advice on writing an essay.

Immortal guardians
ISBN: 9780545879934. OCLC Number: 924397774

. .

In the world of Erdas, every child must discover if they will summon a spirit animal, a rare and incredible gift. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan were rare even among those few. They summoned legendary animals--brave guardians who were reborn to protect their world. Now more of these legends are appearing across Erdas, bonded to special children. But a dark force has emerged. Older than memory, it has slept for centuries beneath the surface of the world. With the power to tear away spirit animals, it begins a rampage that will be felt in every corner of Erdas. If the young heroes can't stop it, the darkness will first consume the spirit animals ... and then the world.--

Immortal guardians /
ISBN: 0545830001. OCLC Number: 908541385

. .

When an ancient dark force emerges from a centuries-long slumber, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan must stop it from sweeping through Erdas and destroying their spirit animals--and the world.

Rescued
ISBN: 9781338196382. OCLC Number: 990033427

. .

When John was ten years old his father brought back a baby orangutan from Indonesia, and Raja quickly becomes John's brother and responsibility--so years later, after his parents divorce, and his father has sold Raja to a roadside zoo, John sets out to rescue him and bring him to a sanctuary in Indonesia.

Rescued /
ISBN: 054565503X. OCLC Number: 922911162

. .

When John was ten years old his father brought back a baby orangutan from Indonesia, and Raja quickly becomes John's "brother" and responsibility--so years later, after his parents divorce, and his father has sold Raja to a roadside zoo, John sets out to rescue him and bring him to a sanctuary in Indonesia.

Rise and fall
ISBN: 9781467694537. OCLC Number: 897143342

. .

Deep in the desert there sits a beautiful oasis, ruled by a monarch unlike any other in Erdas. His name is Cabaro, the Great Lion, and he reigns over a kingdom of animals, jealously guarding his golden talisman. No human has ever set foot in the Great Beast's territory. The journey to his oasis is impossible. As a team, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have achieved the impossible before. But now that team is broken--the friends scattered by a devastating betrayal. The young heroes and their spirit animals have already sacrificed much in their quest for the talismans. But with the world crumbling all around them--and a ruthless enemy opposing their every move--their greatest sacrifices are yet to come--

Rise and fall /
ISBN: 054552248X. OCLC Number: 896851594

. .

"Deep in the desert there sits a beautiful oasis, ruled by a monarch unlike any other in Erdas. His name is Cabaro, the Great Lion, and he reigns over a kingdom of animals, jealously guarding his golden talisman. No human has ever set foot on the Great Beast's territory. The journey to his oasis is impossible. As a team, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have achieved the impossible before. But now that team is broken--the friends scattered by a devastating betrayal. The young heroes and their spirit animals have already sacrificed much in their quest for the talismans. But with the world crumbling all around them--and a ruthless enemy opposing their every move--their greatest sacrifices are yet to come."--Back cover.

The deadly sister
ISBN: 9780545165754. OCLC Number: 457149696

Scholastic,. .

Abby Goodwin has always covered for her sister, Maya. but now Maya has been accused of murder, and Abby's not sure she'll be able to cover for her sister anymore. Abby helps Maya escape. But when Abby begins investigating the death, she find that you can't trust anyone, not even the people you think you know.

The new kid :
ISBN: 0743299094. OCLC Number: 85444301

Simon & Schuster,. .

Rendered a perpetual newcomer due to his parents' frequent job losses and relocations, Humphrey unsuccessfully struggles to fit into his new Florida community and joins his heartbroken older sister during a fateful trip to Italy.

The school for dangerous girls
ISBN: 9780545231978. OCLC Number: 878981425

. .

Sent to a remote, run-down reform school in Colorado, fifteen-year-old Angela is placed with the better girls, but upon learning that her dangerous friends are being isolated and left to live as animals, she takes radical steps to join them and help them escape.

The school for dangerous girls /
ISBN: 0545035295. OCLC Number: 640087934

Point,. .

Sent to a remote, run-down reform school in Colorado, fifteen-year-old Angela is placed with the better girls, but upon learning that her "dangerous" friends are being isolated and left to live as animals, she takes radical steps to join them and help them escape.

Threatened
ISBN: 9781520038483. OCLC Number: 968158435

. .

The story of a boy fleeing his present, a man fleeing his past, and a trio of chimpanzees who are struggling not to flee at all.

Threatened /
ISBN: 0545551439. OCLC Number: 846912048

. .

Luc is an orphan, living in debt slavery in Gabon, until he meets a man calling himself Prof who claims to be studying chimpanzees, and they head off into the jungle--but when Prof disappears, Luc has to fend for himself and join forces with the chimps to save their forest.