- Lisa Ann Sandell
name = Lisa Ann Sandell
birthdate = birth date and age|1977|11|23
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
nationality = American
genre = Young Adult, Historical, Romance
notableworks = "
Song of the Sparrow"
website = http://www.lisaannsandell.com/
Sandell was born in Wilmington,
Delawareto physical chemist Lionel Sandell and teacher Nancy Sandell (nee Stuzin). She is married to author, Liel Leibovitz, and has a dog, Molly.
Before she published her first book, Sandell interned in
Jerusalem, Israelat the news magazine The Jerusalem Report. The experience informed Sandell's first novel, The Weight of the Sky, published by Viking Children's Books in 2006.
In 1999, Sandell received a B.A. in Medieval and Renaissance Literature from the
University of Pennsylvaniain Philadelphia, PA. Her honors thesis on Sir Thomas Malory's treatment of Lancelotin Le Morte d'Arthurprovided the inspiration for her second novel, Song of the Sparrow.
Sandell moved to New York City in 2000, and began work as a children's book editor. She continues to write for young adults, and wrote a short story titled "See Me" for the anthology
21 Proms, which was published by Pointin 2007.
Young Adult Novels
*"The Weight of the Sky",
March 1, 2006.
*"Song of the Sparrow",
May 1, 2007.
*"See Me", included in the young adult anthology "21 Proms", which was published in 2007.
*"New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age", 2007, for "The Weight of the Sky"
Voice of Youth AdvocatesBest Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror titles, 2007, for "Song of the Sparrow"
*citation|url= http://www.lisaannsandell.com |title=Lisa Ann Sandell's Website |accessdate=2008-07-04. The author's website.
*citation|url= http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/contributor.jsp?id=10179 |title=Lisa Ann Sandell at Scholastic Press |accessdate=2008-07-04. The author's page at her publisher,
*citation|url= http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A59DOE8T58EUI |title=Lisa Ann Sandell's Amazon Profile |accessdate=2008-07-04.
*citation|url= http://www.chasingray.com/archives/2007/11/she_stayed_with_me_through_the.html |title=Interview with Lisa Ann Sandell|accessdate=2008-07-04. An interview with the author at ChasingRay.com
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