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SUZANNE FISHER STAPLES, a former UPI correspondent, is the author of many acclaimed books for young readers, including Under the Persimmon Tree and the Newbery Honor Book Shabanu. She lives in Nicholson, Pennsylvania.
Suzanne Fisher Staples
American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults, Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A , Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, NYPL Books for the Teen Age