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Schwartz, Ellen

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1949-    ) US born author, in Canada from 1972, who has specialized in novels for the Young Adult market and for younger readers. Of some sf interest is Jesse's Star (2000), whose young protagonist, on a school assignment to find out about his Jewish ancestors, finds an old Star of David and is Timeslipped into 1880s Russia, where he helps his family and fellow villagers escape persecution and emigrate to Canada. [JC]

Ellen Schwartz

born Washington, District of Columbia: 7 June 1949

works (highly selected)

  • Jesse's Star (Victoria, British Columbia: Orca Book Publishers, 2000) [pb/]


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