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Individual Author Record

General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILDREN Fiction




Illinois Connection

Weber Hurwitz grew up in Skokie and currently lives in Buffalo Grove, a northwest suburb of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michele Weber Hurwitz has a journalism degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has worked as a publicist, freelance magazine writer, and newspaper columnist.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''''Calli Be Gold''''' -- *Best Books of the Year listing (a star for outstanding merit), Bank Street College of Education, 2012


-- '''''The Summer I Saved the 65 Days''''' -- *Young Critics' Favorite Books 2014-2015, Perrot Memorial Library, Old Greenwich, CT,

-- *List of Top 50 books for secondary, Kiss the Book, 2015

-- *Starred Review, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


-- '''''Ethan Marcus Stands Up''''' -- *IL READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018