Eliot Schrefer Faculty Profile

Eliot Schrefer

Graduate Adjunct - CLA

Eliot Schrefer is a New York Times bestselling author who has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award. In naming him an Editor’s Choice, the New York Times has called his work “dazzling… big-hearted.” His books have been named to the NPR “best of the year” list, the ALA Best Fiction list for young adults, and the Chicago Public Library’s “Best of the Best.” His work has also been selected to the Amelia Bloomer List, recognizing best feminist books for young readers, and he has received a Stonewall Honor. He lives in New York City and reviews books for USA Today. 

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Queer Ducks (and Other Animals): The Natural World of Animal Sexuality (nonfiction)
HarperCollins, 2022

The Darkness Outside Us
HarperCollins, 2021
The School for Dangerous Girls
Scholastic, 2010
The Deadly Sister
Scholastic Press, 2010
The New Kid
Simon and Schuster, 2007
Glamorous Disasters
Simon and Schuster, 2006

The Animal Rescue Agency #2: Case File Pangolin Pop Star
Harper Collins, 2022
The Animal Rescue Agency #1: Case File Little Claws
HarperCollins, 2021
The Lost Rainforest #3: Rumi’s Riddle Magic (illustrated by Emilia Dziubak)
HarperCollins, 2020
The Lost Rainforest #2: Gobi’s Gambit (illustrated by Emilia Dziubak)
HarperCollins, 2019
The Lost Rainforest #1: Mez’s Magic (illustrated by Emilia Dziubak)
HarperCollins, 2018
Orphaned (Ape Quartet 4)
Scholastic Press, 2018
Rescued (Ape Quartet 3)
Scholastic Press, 2016
Threatened (Ape Quartet 2)
Scholastic Press, 2015
Endangered (Ape Quartet)
Scholastic Press, 2012