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Alex Sanchez

Alex Sanchez is the author of the Rainbow Boys trilogy of teen novels, along with The God Box, Getting It, and the Lambda Award-winning middle-grade novel So Hard to Say. His novel, Bait, won the 2009 Florida Book Award Gold Medal for YA fiction. Alex received his masters degree in guidance and counseling from Old Dominion University and for many years worked as a youth and family counselor. His newest novel, Boyfriends with Girlfriends, was released in 2011.

Rainbow Boys was selected as a 2002 "Best Book for Young Adults" by the American Library Association and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. As a result of the extraordinary reception to Rainbow Boys, Alex was honored as a "Flying Start" by Publishers Weekly.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Picture Books
Graphic Novels
Series contributed to
Star Wars : The Old Republic Graphic Novels (with Michael Atiyeh, Rob Chestney and Christopher Scalf)
   2. Threat of Peace (2010)