Marc Aronson

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Marc Aronson

Marc Henry Aronson (born October 19, 1950) is an American writer, editor, publisher, speaker, and historian. He has written history and biography nonfiction books for children and young adults, as well as nonfiction books for adults about teenage readers. Aronson is the son of the scenic designer Boris Aronson, the grandson of rabbi Solomon Aronson,[1] and of the musical conductor Heinrich Jalowetz.

As of June 2012 Aronson wrote a column for School Library Journal called "Consider the Source".[2] As of September 2014 he writes an SLJ blog called "Nonfiction Matters".

In 2001 Aronson won the first Robert F. Sibert Medal for nonfiction for Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado.[3]

Aronson has a Ph.D. in American History from New York University. In 1997, he married author Marina Budhos.[4] They have two sons and live in Maplewood, New Jersey.


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  1. ^ "Aronson, Solomon (1862–1935) : The Blackwell Dictionary of Judaica : Blackwell Reference Online". Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Consider the Source: Hello Again". June 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sibert Medal winners". Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  4. ^ Published: September 14, 1997 (1997-09-14). "New York Times wedding announcement for Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos". Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  5. ^ New York Times review of For Boys Only

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