Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech's books are award-winning “must reads"” and frequenters of Children's/Young Adult reading lists around the world. She has written Walk Two Moons (Newbery Medal 1995), The Great Unexpected, Chasing Redbird, The Wanderer, and many others, including a few picture books for younger readers. A full list of her books can be viewed on her website: www.sharoncreech.com.

Sharon discovered her intrigue for storytelling while studying literature and writing in college, and shared her passion with teens when she was a high school teacher in England and Switzerland. While she was living in England, she wrote novels for adults, but after penning Absolutely Normal Chaos in 1990, she recognized her love for writing young adult novels, and has stayed in that genre ever since.