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Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman is the author of 31 books for children and teens. Her most recent book, VINCENT AND THEO: THE VAN GOGH BROTHERS, received six starred reviews, and won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in nonfiction. THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH: THE IMPROBABLE LIFE OF PAUL ERDOS won the 2104 Cook Prize for best STEM book and was an Orbis Pictus honor, a NY Times Notable, a New York Public Library top 100 Books for Reading and Sharing. CHARLES AND EMMA: THE DARWIN’S LEAP OF FAITH was a National Book Award Finalist, A Printz Honor, the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction winner, and a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. Her first YA novel, Intentions, won the Sidney Taylor Award from Association of Jewish Librarians. Deborah lives in New York City with her husband and their Cairn terrier. Their sons drop by frequently.

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