Gennifer Choldenko’s first novel, Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, was a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a California Book Award winner.
Her second novel, Al Capone Does My Shirts, was a Newbery Honor Book and a School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Al Capone Does My Shirts was short-listed for the Carnegie in the United Kingdom and has been on the New York Times, Booksense, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.
The second novel in the Al Capone trilogy, Al Capone Shines My Shoes, was an Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. It won the 2010 Indie Choice Honor Award.
Her most recent picture book, Louder, Lili (illustrated by SD Schindler), was published in 2007. Her newest novel, No Passengers Beyond This Point, will be published in February 2011.
Gennifer’s books have been translated into 9 languages. She lives and works in the San Francisco area where she is currently hard at work on the last novel in the Al Capone trilogy. more >