Ellen Schwartz

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British Columbia
Ellen Schwartz is the acclaimed author of 12 books for children, including picture books, juvenile fiction, young-adult fiction and non-fiction, and educational books. Stealing Home, her first novel about baseball, was chosen as a 2007 “Top 10 Sports Books for Youth” by Booklist magazine as well as being nominated for the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award. She currently teaches Creative Writing at SFU and Douglas College. Heart of a Champion is her latest novel, a story about two Japanese-Canadian brothers, baseball and World War II.
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