Alex Sanchez

c/o Simon & Schuster 1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020

Author's Bio

Alex Sanchez received his master's degree in guidance and counseling from Old Dominion University. For many years he worked as a youth and family counselor and probation officer. When not writing, Alex tours the world talking with teens, librarians, and educators about the importance of teaching tolerance and integrity. Originally from Mexico, Alex now lives in Miami, Florida. Visit Alex at <a href="" class="linkification-ext" title="Linkification:"></a>.

Publications and Prizes

(Simon & Schuster, 2009)
, Boyfriends with Girlfriends
(Simon & Schuster, 2011)
, Getting It
(Simon & Schuster, 2006)
, Rainbow Boys
(Simon & Schuster, 2001)
, Rainbow High
(Simon & Schuster, 2003)
, Rainbow Road
(Simon & Schuster, 2005)
, So Hard to Say
(Simon & Schuster, 2004)
, The God Box
(Simon & Schuster, 2007)
Prizes Won: 
American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults; Lambda Literary Award; New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age; Myers Outstanding Book Award; Publishers Weekly Flying Start; International Reading Association Young People's Choice; Florida Book Award; Lambda Literary Foundation Outstanding Mid-Career Novelists' Prize; Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
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Identifies as: 
G/L/B/T, Latino/Latina
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Born in: 
Mexico City
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Last updated: Jun 10, 2011