Suzanne Fisher Staples
|This biographical article relies on references to primary sources. (October 2012)|
Suzanne Fisher Staples is the author of six books addressed to children and adolescents. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (U.S.A.), she grew up in a small community around Northeastern Pennsylvania. She had three siblings, a sister and two brothers. Suzanne went to Lakeland High School in Jermyn, Pennsylvania. Later, she graduated from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She was at one time employed as a news reporter and editor for the United Press International. She worked in many places across the U.S.A. and Asia, including Pakistan.
In chronological order, from first to last, her works are:
1993, Haveli - A sequel to Shabanu, the girl's struggle continues as she must cope with the jealousy and spite of her husband's other wives.
1996, Dangerous Skies - Two children struggle to hold their friendship together.
2000, Shiva's Fire - A girl in India learns to use her magic wisely.
2003, The Green Dog - A warm story about the author's childhood.
2005, Under the Persimmon Tree - An Afghan refugee and an American teacher are brought together.
2008, The House of Djinn - the threequel to Shabanu and Haveli, taking place ten years after the events in Haveli.
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