Individual Author Record
Name: Pearl GaskinsPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1957 in Maryville, Tennessee Sites:
Illinois ConnectionGaskins lives in Lindenhurst, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationGaskins is an award-winning journalist with many years of experience interviewing young people and writing about the issues that concern them, from prejudice and peer pressure to divorce and drug use. She was Senior Editor for Scholastic Choices, an educational magazine for teenagers. ''What Are You? Voices of Mixed Race Young People'' is her first book. It has been named an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and a Booklist Editor's Choice.
*''What Are You, Voices of Mixed Race Young People'', Henry Holt & Co., Inc., 1999*''I Believe In...Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Young People Speak About Their Faith'', CricketBooks, 2004