After graduating from Berkeley and earning a Master’s Degree in English Literature from UCLA, Planaria Price began her career teaching English to adult immigrants in Los Angeles. She has written several textbooks and lectured at numerous conferences. In addition to this, Planaria has worked with her husband to save and restore over 30 Victorian and Craftsman homes in her historic Los Angeles neighborhood. Claiming My Place is her first book for young adults.
Planaria Price with Helen Reichmann West
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
The true story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight.