Michelle Chalfoun is a pediatric nurse who lives with her husband and children on Long Island, New York. Her first book for young readers, The Treasure of Maria Mamoun, is the winner of the 2017 Arab American Book Award for Children/Young Adults.
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Winner of the 2017 Arab American Book Award
Twelve-year-old Maria lives a lonely, latchkey-kid's life in the Bronx. Her Lebanese mother is working two nursing jobs to keep them afloat,...