Avi's work spans nearly every genre and has received nearly every major prize, including the Newbery Medal for Crispin: The Cross of Lead and Newbery Honors for Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle. Avi lives in Colorado. You can learn more about him online at avi-writer.com.
Distinctions and Praise For Nothing But the Truth: A Newbery Honor BookA Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor BookAn ALA Notable BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsThe story of Philip Malloy, his family, friends, teachers and school, shouts to be shared. -- The New York TimesIt is clear that Avi is attuned to the modern high school scene. With frankness and remarkable insight, he conveys the flaws of the system while creating a story that is both entertaining and profound. -- Publishers Weekly