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Todd Hasak-Lowy

Biography

Todd Hasak-Lowy

Todd Hasak-Lowy has been writing books for about fifteen years. He started writing book for adults, but now he writes books for kids and teenagers, too. His most recent book is a middle-grade novel called 33 MINUTES. He has also published a short story collection THE TASK OF THIS TRANSLATOR and the novel CAPTIVES. In addition to writing fiction, he teaches creative writing and lives in Evanston, Illinois (just outside Chicago), with his wife, two daughters, a dog, and two cats.

Todd Hasak-Lowy

Books by Todd Hasak-Lowy

by Susan Zimet and Todd Hasak-Lowy - Children's, Children's 10+, Children's Nonfiction, History, Human Rights, Inspirational, Women's History, Women’s Issues, World History

The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution-the one granting suffrage to women-was finally ratified in 1920, it passed by a mere one-vote margin. The story of women's suffrage is epic, frustrating and as complex as the women who fought for it. Illustrated with portraits, period cartoons and other images, ROSES AND RADICALS celebrates this captivating yet overlooked piece of American history and the women who made it happen.

written by Michael Gruenbaum with contributions by Todd Hasak-Lowy - Young Adult 10+

Michael “Misha” Gruenbaum enjoyed a carefree childhood playing games and taking walks through Prague with his beloved father. All of that changed forever when the Nazis invaded Prague. The Gruenbaum family was forced to move into the Jewish Ghetto. Then, after a devastating loss, Michael, his mother and sister were deported to the Terezin concentration camp.

by Todd Hasak-Lowy - Children's, Fiction
Sam Lewis is going to get his butt kicked in exactly thirty-three minutes. He knows this because yesterday his former best friend Morgan Sturtz told him, to his face and with three witnesses nearby, “I am totally going to kick your butt tomorrow at recess.” But how did Sam and Morgan end up here? And once the clock ticks down, will Morgan actually act on his threat?
Written by Todd Hasak-Lowy, Illustrated by Bethany Barton - Children's, Fiction, Humor

In 33 minutes, Sam Lewis is going to get his butt kicked. He knows this because his former best friend, Morgan Sturtz told him she was going to kick his butt at recess. How did their friendship turn into this? Is Sam really going to get his butt kicked?