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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Othello

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. stand-up comedian

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. The feelings created when I'm surrounded by those I love and who love me.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

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

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