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Neal Shusterman (born 1962) is a popular and successful American author of Young Adult literature.

Shusterman was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Even from a young age, Shusterman was an avid reader. At age 8, Shusterman sent a letter to E. B. White, informing him that he believed Charlotte's Web needed a sequel. White replied, stating he thought the book was fine as it was, requiring no sequel, but encouraged Shusterman to continue writing. At age 16, Shusterman and his family moved to Mexico City.He finished high school there and quotes, "Having an international experience changed my life, giving me a fresh perspective on the world, and a sense of confidence I might not have otherwise." He attended the University of California, Irvine, where he double-majored in psychology and theater, and was also on the varsity swim team. During his years there, he wrote a popular humor column for the school paper. After college, he got a job as an assistant at Irvin Arthur Associates, a talent agency in Los Angeles, where Lloyd Segan became his agent. Within a year, Shusterman had his first book deal, and a screenwriting job. He currently lives in Southern California with his four children.

Shusterman won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for The Schwa Was Here, and most recently the book won the 2008 California Young Reader Medal. Some of his other novels include The Dark Side of Nowhere, Red Rider's Hood, What Daddy Did, The Shadow Club, The Shadow Club Rising, The Eyes of Kid Midas, and the Star Shards Chronicles trilogy: Scorpion Shards, Thief of Souls, and Shattered Sky. His novels Downsiders and Full Tilt, have each won over 20 awards. One of his more recent novels is Everlost, which he is now adapting for a feature film for Universal Studios. Shusterman's latest novels are Unwind (2007) and Antsy Does Time (2008), which is a sequel to his book The Schwa was Here. His most recent release is Everwild (2009) which is the sequel to Everlost, and is the second book of the Skinjacker Trilogy. He can be found on Facebook and Twitter as simply "nealshusterman."

Shusterman has also written for TV, including the Original Disney Channel movie Pixel Perfect, as well as episodes of Goosebumps and Animorphs.

Shusterman was invited by Orson Scott Card to write novels parallel to Ender's Game about other characters from the series, but eventually Card decided to use the idea himself, and wrote Ender's Shadow and the following series. (Citation: Card himself describes the origins of the idea for Ender's Shadow and Shusterman's [lack of] involvement in the Foreword of some editions of Ender's Shadow, including ISBN 978-0-7653-4240-9)

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Total Books: 243
Gleanings Stories from the Arc of a Scythe
Courage to Dream Tales of Hope in the Holocaust
I Am the Walrus
2023 - I Am the Walrus [The N.O.A.H Files, 1] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780759555242
ISBN-10: 0759555249
Genre: Children's Books

Game Changer
2022 - Game Changer (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061998683
ISBN-10: 0061998680
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

2021 - Roxy (Hardcover)
The Arc of a Scythe Paperback Trilogy Scythe Thunderhead The Toll
The Toll
2020 - The Toll [3 - Arc of a Scythe] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481497077
ISBN-10: 1481497073
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

2020 - Everfound [3 - The Skinjacker Trilogy] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781534483330
ISBN-10: 1534483330
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

2019 - Dry (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781481481977
ISBN-10: 1481481975
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

2019 - Thunderhead [Arc of a Scythe, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781442472464
ISBN-10: 1442472464
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

2017 - Scythe [Arc of a Scythe, Bk 1] (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781442472433
ISBN-10: 144247243X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

The Accelerati Trilogy Book Three Hawking's Hallway
2017 - The Accelerati Trilogy Book Three Hawking's Hallway (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781423155218
ISBN-10: 1423155211
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

Violent Ends
2016 - Violent Ends (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781481437462
ISBN-10: 1481437461
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

UnBound Stories from the Unwind World
2016 - Unbound Stories From the Unwind World [Unwind Dystology] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481457248
ISBN-10: 1481457241
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Ultimate Unwind Collection Unwind UnWholly UnSouled UnDivided UnBound
2016 - The Ultimate Unwind Collection Unwind Unwholly Unsouled Undivided Unbound [Unwind Dystology] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481491815
ISBN-10: 1481491814
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult

Challenger Deep
2016 - Challenger Deep (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780061134142
ISBN-10: 0061134147
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Hawking's Hallway
2016 - Hawking's Hallway [Accelerati, Bk 3] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781423148050
ISBN-10: 1423148053
Genre: Children's Books

The Accelerati Trilogy Book Two Edison's Alley
2016 - The Accelerati Trilogy Book Two Edison's Alley (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781423155171
ISBN-10: 1423155173
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

2015 - Unbound [Unwind Dystology] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781481457231
ISBN-10: 1481457233
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

2015 - Undivided [Unwind Dystology, Bk 4] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781471122538
ISBN-10: 1471122530
Genre: Teen & Young Adult

Complete Unwind Dystology Unwind UnWholly UnSouled UnDivided
2015 - Unsouled [Unwind] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781511309004
ISBN-10: 1511309008
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

2015 - Unwholly [Unwind] (Audio CD)
2015 - Everlost [Skinjacker Trilogy] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2015 - Tesla's Attic [Accelerati, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2014 - The Accelerati Trilogy Book One Tesla's Attic [Accelerati Trilogy, The] (Hardcover)
2013 - Thief of Souls [Star Shards Chronicles, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2013 - Scorpion Shards [The Star Shards Chronicles] (Paperback)
2013 - Shattered Sky [Star Shards Chronicles, Bk 3] (Paperback)
2010 - Everwild [Skinjacker, Bk 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
2010 - Antsy Does Time [Antsy Bonano] (Paperback)
2009 - Unwind [Unwind, Bk 1] (Paperback)
2008 - Duckling Ugly [Dark Fusion] (Other)
2008 - Dread Locks [Dark Fusion] (Other)
2008 - Red Rider's Hood [Dark Fusion] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Darkness Creeping [Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition] (Other)
2006 - Everlost [Skinjacker, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2003 - Roswell That Ends Well [How to Host a Teen Mysteries] (Other)
1999 - Downsiders [Downsiders, Bk 1] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Mindstorms Stories to Blow Your Mind [Scary Stories , No 2] (Paperback)
1996 - The Scorpion Shards [Star Shards Chronicles, Bk 1] (Paperback)
Piggyback Ninja [Beanstalk Books] (Hardcover)
Gesplitst [Unwind] (Paperback)