Anne de Graaf

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Anne de Graaf
Born San Francisco
Occupation Writer
Nationality American/Dutch[citation needed]
Alma mater Stanford University
Period Contemporary
Genre Children's literature
Notable works Out of the Red Shadow, Dance Upon the Sea
Notable awards 2000 Christy Award, 2007 East European Christian Children's Book Award

Anne de Graaf is the author of more than eighty children's books and four adult novels and [clarification needed] two teen novels. She has won the International Historical Fiction Christy Award in 2000 for Out of the Red Shadow, the final book of her Hidden Harvest series, and the East European Christian Children's Book Award in 2007 for Dance Upon the Sea[citation needed].

Anne de Graaf was born in San Francisco, graduated from Stanford University, and has lived in Ireland and the Netherlands with her husband and their two children.[1] Besides her work as an author, she has also worked as a journalist for the Dutch National Press Club, and as an economics translator for the Dutch government.[1] She is a member of the British Society of Authors in London and the Rotary Club Westland-Polanen in The Netherlands.[1]


  • Out of the Red Shadow, Christy Award in 2000
  • Dance Upon the Sea, 2nd prize for East European Christian Children's Book Award in 2007


  1. ^ a b c de Graaf, Anne (March 22, 2009). "Anne de Graaf". Archived from the original on December 21, 2008. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 

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