Skip to main content

Eliot Schrefer


Eliot Schrefer

Eliot Schrefer is a resident of New York City and an honors graduate of Harvard College. A contributor to The Huffington Post and a reviewer for USAToday, Eliot has been profiled in Newsweek, New York Magazine, the New York Post, WWD, and NPR's "Leonard Lopate Show." His first novel, GLAMOROUS DISASTERS, became an international bestseller. He has since been writing for young adults. His books have been translated into Russian, Polish, Romanian, and German.

Eliot Schrefer

Books by Eliot Schrefer

by Eliot Schrefer - Adventure, Animals , Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Snub is a young gorilla, living in the heart of what will eventually be known as Africa. She is jealous of her mother's new baby... and restless in her need to explore. When a natural disaster shakes up her family, Snub finds herself as the guardian of her young sibling. Snub may feel orphaned, but she is not alone. There are other creatures stalking through the woods --- a new form of predator, walking on two legs. One of their kind is also orphaned, and is taken in by Snub. But the intersection of the human world and the gorilla world will bring both new connections and new battles.

by Eliot Schrefer - Adventure, Animals , Social Issues, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

The third entry in the taut, heart-wrenching quartet that made Eliot Schrefer a two-time National Book Award finalist introduces us to an orangutan held captive in suburban America.

by Eliot Schrefer - Fiction, Young Adult 12+
When he was a boy, Luc's mother warned him about the chimpanzees whose cries fill the night. Luc is older now, his mother gone, living in a house of mistreated orphans. When Luc tries to rob a man called Prof, he isn't mad. Instead, he offers Luc a job. Together, Luc and Prof head into the jungle to study the chimpanzees. There, Luc finally finds a new family --- and must act when that family comes under attack.
by Eliot Schrefer - Fiction, Nature

She isn't thrilled to follow her mother into the Congo to the bonobo sanctuary, but when the sanctuary is attacked she and the bonobos must depend on one another to survive.

by Eliot Schrefer - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Young Adult 12+

Maya is obsessed with her tutor, Jefferson Andrews...until he ends up dead. She runs away and leaves her sister, Abby, following the trail of clues. Each piece of evidence points to Maya, but it also appears that Jefferson had secrets of his own. And enemies. Like his brother, who Abby becomes involved with...until he falls under suspicion.