Susan Shaw

Susan Shaw is the author of One of the Survivors, Safe, an ALA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and a Carolyn W. Field Honor Book, and The Boy From the Basement, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age. She lives in Wayne, PA, and you can visit her online at

Books by this Author

Tunnel Vision
One of the Survivors

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Eat dessert first. Also: Hard work always pays off.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Loyalty. Also, I smile a lot.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. raising three great kids

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. my mother for her ability to always think forward.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Iago

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