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Monika Schröder

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Monika Schröder was born in Germany. She has worked in American overseas schools in Egypt, Chile, Oman and India as an elementary school teacher and librarian. Her first novel for children, THE DOG IN THE WOOD, was published by Boyds Mills Press in November 2009. The book takes place in Germany after World War II and is based on the childhood experiences of the author's father. Her second novel, SARASWATI'S WAY( Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010) tells the story of a 12-year-old Indian boy. MY BROTHER'S SHADOW, set in Berlin 1918, will be published in September 2011. She currently lives and writes in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Find out more about her on: www.monikaschroeder.com


Average rating: 3.63 · 256 ratings · 95 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Saraswati's Way
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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My Brother's Shadow
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Dog in the Wood
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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