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Elizabeth Fama

Born:
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Fama lives in Chicago.

Biography: 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

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Young adult readers

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


Selected Titles

  Monstrous beauty
ISBN: 9781467657068 OCLC: 853508369

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: 756767595

Farrar Straus Giroux, New York : 2012.

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: 48920648

Cricket Books, Chicago : 2002.

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: 228361447

Paw Prints 2008.

Plus one
ISBN: 1250062942 OCLC: 919321153

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: 846545724

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.

 

 

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