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42 LIFE CHANGES Avi’s background in theater and in playwriting helped him write compelling children’s books. I try to write about complex issues—young people in an adult world—full of irony and contradiction, in a narrative style that relies heavily on suspense with a texture rich in emotion and imagery. I take a great deal of satisfaction in using popular forms—the adventure, the mystery, the thriller —so as to hold my reader with the sheer pleasure of a good story. At the same time, I try to resolve my books with an ambiguity that compels engagement.
He found a better-paying position at Trenton State College (now called The College of New Jersey) in New Jersey. The family moved to Trenton in 1970. TRENTON STATE COLLEGE The move proved an excellent choice for Avi. In addition to his primary job, as a librarian, he occasionally taught classes in children’s literature. He believed that reading fosters writing, and he started a collection of children’s books. He picked up and bought books wherever he found them—at garage sales, book fairs, and used bookstores—to add to his collection.
They gave him an early education in children’s writing. He got as much, or more, out of reading aloud as they did. 25 After their year in England, they returned to the United States in 1969. Avi found that supporting a family of four on the New York Public Library’s salary was difficult. He found a better-paying position at Trenton State College (now called The College of New Jersey) in New Jersey. The family moved to Trenton in 1970. TRENTON STATE COLLEGE The move proved an excellent choice for Avi.
Avi by Margaret Speaker-Yuan, Kyle Zimmer