Susan Goldman Rubin

Although she planned on becoming an artist and illustrated her first three picture books, she soon began to focus on writing non-fiction and doing her own photo research. Rubin has published more that 30 books for young people, including "Margaret Bourke-White: Her Pictures Were Her Life", an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and Smithsonian Notable Book for Children, and "Fireflies in the Dark: The Story of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and the Children of Terezin", winner of many awards including the 2000 Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers, and a finalist for the National Jewish Book Awards. [+]