Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos is an award-winning author of over 50 books for young readers. He was a professor at Emerson College, where he developed the Masters Degree Program in Children's Literature, Writing and Publishing. His works have received a Newbery Award, Scott O'Dell Award, Newbery Honor, Printz Honor, Sibert Honor, and National Book Award Finalist Honor. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.