Carl Deuker

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Carl Deuker (born August 26, 1950) is an award-winning author of young adult novels.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

His first novel, On the Devil's Court, was published in 1989.[2] Deuker's next book was Heart of a Champion.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carl Deuker". WorldCat.org. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Carl Deuker:Biography". Author's official website. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Carl Deuker (1950-) Biography". JRank.org. Retrieved 27 March 2010.