Eliot Schrefer

Finalist, 2012 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2014 National Book Awards

Eliot Schrefer is the New York Times bestselling author of Endangered and Threatened, both Finalists for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature. His novels have also been named “Editor’s Choice” in the New York Times, best of the year by NPR, and have won the Green Earth Book Award and the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award. He lives in New York City, where he is also on the faculty of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA in Creative Writing.
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Endangered

Eliot Schrefer's Endangered book cover
ISBN 9780545165778 Scholastic

When Sophie has to visit her mother at her sanctuary for bonobos in Congo, she’s not thrilled to be there. At least not until Otto, an infant bonobo, comes into her life, and for the first time she feels the bond a human can have with an animal. But peace does not last long for Sophie and Otto. More about this book >

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Threatened

Threatened
ISBN 9780545551434 Scholastic Press

Into the jungle. Into the wild. Into harm's way. More about this book >

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Eliot Schrefer reads at the 2012 National Book Awards Finalists Reading


Eliot Schrefer Discusses Writer's Block


Eliot Schrefer reads from Threatened at 2014 NBA Finalists Reading

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Eliot Schrefer

Eliot Schrefer is the New York Times bestselling author of Endangered and Threatened, both Finalists for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature. His novels have also been named “Editor’s Choice” in the New York Times, best of the year by NPR, and have won the Green Earth Book Award and the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award. He lives in New York City, where he is also on the faculty of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s MFA in Creative Writing.

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