Eliot Schrefer has probably already played many of you with his Hearthstone priest deck. (Keep an eye out for “YellowBonobo.”) When he’s not playing video games, he’s writing. Eliot is the author of Endangered, Threatened, and Rescued, survival stories about great apes and wartime which have twice been finalists for the National Book Award. He’s also written for the Spirit Animals series. He’s got a scar from when he was bitten by an ape, and is sort of a proud grandpa about his ape friends.


Endangered (The Ape Quartet #1)

by Eliot Schrefer
When Sophie has to visit her mother at her sanctuary for bonobos, she’s not thrilled to be there. Then Otto, an infant bonobo, comes into her life, and for the first time she feels responsible for another creature. But peace does not last long for Sophie and Otto. When an armed revolution breaks out in the country, the sanctuary is attacked, and the two of them must escape unprepared into the jungle. (gr 7-11)

Threatened (The Ape Quartet #2)

by Eliot Schrefer
Luc’s mother is dead, and he lives in a house of mistreated orphans, barely getting by, until a man named Prof offers him a mysterious job. Together, Luc and Prof head into the rough, dangerous jungle in order to study the elusive chimpanzees. There, Luc finally finds a new family -- and must act when that family comes under attack. (gr 6-11)

Geek Fantasy Novel

by Eliot Schrefer
Be careful what you wish for. Really. Wishes are bad. Very bad. They can get you trapped in a fantasy world full of killer bunny rabbits, evil aunts, and bothersome bacteria, for example. But you already knew that, didn't you? Ralph, apparently, does not. (gr 6-9)

Rise and Fall (Spirit Animals #6)

by Eliot Schrefer
Scattered by a devastating betrayal, former teammates Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan and their spirit animals confront a ruthless enemy who forces them to consider the greatest sacrifices of their lives. (gr 4-7)

Immortal Guardians (Spirit Animals Fall of the Beasts #1)

by Eliot Schrefer
When an ancient dark force emerges from a centuries-long slumber, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan must stop it from sweeping through Erdas and destroying their spirit animals and the world. (gr 4-7)

The Deadly Sister

by Eliot Schrefer
Abby Goodwin has always tried to keep her younger sister Maya out of trouble. But now that Maya has graduated from skipping school to using drugs, such protection may no longer be possible. While out for her morning run, Abby comes across the dead body of Jefferson Andrews, the big man on campus and class valedictorian. Unfortunately, Maya’s phone is lying near the body and Abby knows Maya was the last person to see Jeff alive. Abby is determined to find her missing sister and prove Maya’s innocence at the same time. (gr 8-12)

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