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Carl Deuker (born August 26, 1950) is an award-winning author of young adult novels.
Early life and education
Deuker was born in San Francisco, California. He obtained a B.A. at the University of California at Berkeley. Deuker next entered graduate school in English at the University of Washington where he earned a Master's Degree.
His first novel, On the Devil's Court, was published in 1989. Deuker's next book was Heart of a Champion.
- On the Devil's Court, Young Adult Book of the Year in South Carolina
- Heart of a Champion, Young Adult Book of the Year in Nebraska, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee
- Night Hoops, Young Adult Book of the Year in Nebraska
- High Heat, Young Adult Book of the Year in Nebraska
- Gym Candy, Young Adult Book of the Year, Iowa, 2010