Virginia Euwer Wolff
is a prize-winning American author
of children's literature
, born in Portland, Oregon
25 Aug 1937. She attended Smith College
. She married Arthur Richard Wolff in 1959. They divorced in 1976.
Among other notable books, she is the author of the award-winning series, Make Lemonade. Make Lemonade is a series about a 14-year-old girl named LaVaughn, who babysits for the children of a 17-year-old single mother. The series has two books so far. The sequel, True Believer, won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
- True believer First ed. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001. ISBN 0689852886 (and many other editions)
- Award: 2001 National Book Award in the Young People's Literature category
- Award: Best Children's Books 2001 by Publishers Weekly.
- Junior Library Guild Selection
- Bat 6 Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1998 ISBN: 0030662796
- Review, Kirkus 05/01/1998
- Make Lemonade. First ed. , Henry Holt and Co. , 1993 (and many other editions)
- Award: American Library Association (ALA) Notable Children's Book
- Award: American Library Association (ALA) Best Book for Young Adults
- Award: Booklist Top of the List winner
- The Mozart Season. 1st ed. New York: Holt, 1991.
- Probably Still Nick Swansen. 1st ed. New York: H.Holt, 1988.
- Rated PG New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981.