Robert Sharenow is an award-winning writer and television producer. His most recent novel, The Berlin Boxing Club, was awarded the Sydney Taylor Award by the Association of Jewish Libraries and received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and Kirkus Reviews. He also serves as executive vice president and general manager of Lifetime. He lives in New York with his wife, two daughters, and their dog, Lucy.
"Set in Berlin just after Kristallnacht, this isn't just a story
about the terrible events in Nazi Germany, it's also a story about
identity, family, and growing up" (in the article "11 Children's
and YA Books to Help Remember the Holocaust').--Brightly
"A fine one-two punch with the author's previous powerful work, My Mother the Cheerleader."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"A story with well-drawn, complex characters, gripping history, and intense emotion."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"Sharenow delivers a masterful historical novel."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)