Lisa Ann Sandell is an American author of young adult novels. She has written and published three books, [1 ] A Map of the Known World, and Song of the Sparrow The Weight of the Sky.
Biography [ edit ]
Before she published her first book, Sandell interned in
Jerusalem, Israel at the news magazine . The experience informed Sandell's first novel, The Jerusalem Report The Weight of the Sky, published by Viking Children's Books in 2006.
In 1999, Sandell received a BA in Medieval and Renaissance Literature from the
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her honors thesis on Sir Thomas Malory's treatment of Lancelot in Le Morte d'Arthur provided the inspiration for her second novel, . Song of the Sparrow
Sandell moved to New York City in 2000, and began work as a children's book editor. She continues to write for young adults, and wrote a short story titled "See Me" for the anthology
21 Proms, which was published by Point (Publisher) in 2007.
Young Adult Novels [ edit ]
Short stories [ edit ]
"See Me", included in the young adult anthology
21 Proms, which was published in 2007.
New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age", 2007, for "The Weight of the Sky" "
Voice of Youth Advocates Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror titles, 2007, for "Song of the Sparrow"
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Lisa Ann Sandell's Website , retrieved July 4, 2008 . The author's website.
Lisa Ann Sandell at Scholastic Press , retrieved July 4, 2008 . The author's page at her publisher, Scholastic Corporation.
, Lisa Ann Sandell's Amazon Profile Amazon.com , retrieved July 4, 2008 .
Interview with Lisa Ann Sandell , retrieved July 4, 2008 . An interview with the author at ChasingRay.com