Norma Klein

Norma Klein (May 13, 1938 – April 25, 1989) was a US young adults' book author. She was born, grew up and lived in New York City for most of her life, and studied Russian at Barnard College. She died, after a brief illness, in New York City on April 25, 1989 at the age of 50. She had a husband, Erwin Fleissner, and two daughters.

Klein was best known for her adult novel ''Sunshine'', about a young woman with terminal cancer, which was based upon a true story, and taken from the young woman's tape-recorded diary. She was also well known for her children's novel ''Mom, the Wolfman and Me'' about a girl with an unmarried mother. Ms. Klein's work dealt openly with controversial subjects, including racism, homosexuality, adoption, and death.

She wrote many novels for children and young adults including ''Family Secrets'', which has been challenged for inclusion in school libraries, and is ranked at #76 on the American Library Association’s list of most challenged books for 1990-1999. Provided by Wikipedia
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