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Genre: C:CHILDREN Non-Fiction

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Alznauer lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amy Alznauer has an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh. She teaches calculus and number theory classes at Northwestern University. She is the managing editor for the SCBWI-IL Prairie Wind.


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Awards

-- "The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity"

-- *TOP 10 BIOGRAPHIES FOR YOUTH - BOOKLIST

-- *TOP 10 BEST SCI-TECH BOOKS FOR YOUTH 2020 - BOOKLIST

-- *CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY'S BEST OF THE BEST LIST 2020

-- *2021 CAPITOL CHOICES NOTEWORTHY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

-- *CSMCL’S BEST BOOKS OF 2020

-- *AAAS/SUBARU-SB&F PRIZE: EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE BOOKS FINALIST

-- *SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS ORIGINAL ART SHOW SELECTION

-- *Starred Review, Kirkus

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

-- *Starred Review, Publishers Weekly

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-- "The Strange Birds of Flannery O'Connor"

-- *New York Times, Best 25 Children’s Books of 2020

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-- "Flying Paintings: The Zhou Brothers: A Story of Revolution and Art"

-- *Starred Review, Booklist

-- *Starred Review, BCCB

-- *Honoree, Frisbee Award for Children’s Reading Round Table Award for Children’s Nonfiction, 2021