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One of the top writers in the field of books for young adults for the past thirty years, Norma Fox Mazer has published more than 25 novels (three of them co-authored with her husband Harry), a large number of short stories including two books of her own, edited two collections of poetry and prose, and written several articles for professional journals. Nine of her books have been designated Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association, two of them among the 100 Best of the Best Books for Young Adults published between 1967 and 1992. In addition, her books have won two Lewis Carroll Shelf Awards, an Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, a Newbery Honor Book award, and a nomination for the National Book Award. This talented writer continues to provide teen readers with realistic, thought-provoking stories about such topics as friendship, love and sex, sexual harassment, emotional abuse, physical survival, and inter-generational relationships.