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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Elizabeth Fama  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:YA Fiction



Illinois Connection

Fama lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

The author attended the University of Chicago and received a BA in Biology with honors, an MBA, and a PhD in Economics and Finance.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''Monstrous Beauty''''' *2013 Odyssey Honor Award (Best Audiobook) *2013 YALSA Best Fiction For Young Adults *2013 YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults *2013 (Top Ten) Best Audiobooks for Teens, School Library Journal *2012 Nerdies Book Award Nominee '''''Overboard''''' *Named a 2003 ALA Best Book for Young Readers (one of only eleven books selected unanimously that year) *2002-2003 honor award for children's fiction, Society of Midland Authors *Starred Review