ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sheela Chari

© 2016-2017 Sheela Chari. Photo credit: Paresh Gandhi.

Sheela Chari is the author of VANISHED, an Edgar Award nominee for best juvenile mystery, an Al Roker book pick on the Today Show, and an APALA Children’s Literature Honor Book. Her second novel,
FINDING MIGHTY, will be published in May by Abrams. She was born in Bangalore, India and has lived in Iowa, Washington State,  California, Massachusetts, and New York. She has degrees from Stanford
University, Boston University, and New York University, where she received an MFA in Fiction. She teaches writing at Mercy College and lives in New York with her family.

FAVORITE BOOKS

 

A WRINKLE IN TIME - Madeline L’Engle

THE LONDON EYE MYSTERY—Siobhan Dowd

ALICE IN WONDERLAND - Lewis Carroll

THE THING ABOUT LUCK - Cynthia Kadohata

A NORTHERN LIGHT - Jennifer Donnelly

THE GOLDEN COMPASS - Philip Pullman

WAR AND PEACE - Leo Tolstoy

COMPLETE POEMS - Elizabeth Bishop

 

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FACTS &

  WISHES

FACT:  

  Scared of heights

FACT:

  Love ice cream & warm weather

FACT:

  Can read treble clef

WISH:

  To visit Italy

WISH:

  To grow irises

WISH:

  To learn to ride a horse (maybe)