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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith is the award-winning author of several Young Adult novels, including the critically acclaimed Grasshopper Jungle (2015 Michael L. Printz Honor, 2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Carnegie Medal Longlist) and Winger. He is a native-born Californian who spent most of his formative years traveling the world. His university studies focused on Political Science, Journalism, and Literature. He has published numerous short stories and articles. The Alex Crow, a starred novel by Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Booklist, is his ninth novel. He lives in Southern California.

Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Non fiction
   Moondust (2004)
The Richard and Judy Best Read of the Year Best Book nominee (2006) : Moondust
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book nominee (2015) : Grasshopper Jungle

Andrew Smith recommends
Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (2015)
(Simonverse, book 1)
Becky Albertalli
"Delightfully funny and at times heart-wrenching. Readers will ache for Simon’s awkwardness, cheer his small triumphs, but, most of all, fall in love with this kid and with this remarkable gift of a novel."
The Porcupine of Truth (2015)
Bill Konigsberg
"Undeniably human and unforgettably wise, this book is a gift for us all."
I Crawl Through It (2015)
A S King
"This is King's masterpiece...brilliant, paranoid, poetic, funny."
This Boy (2020)
Lauren Myracle
"Universal and molecular, tender and brutal-This Boy is just beautiful."
Bright Shining World (2020)
Josh Swiller
"Brilliant, stunning, and wonderful. I absolutely loved it…. Just... wow!"

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