Marilyn Sachs is a children”s and young adult book novelist. Sachs has written more than 30 books, including Veronica Ganz, The Bears' House, The Fat Girl, and Lost in America. In 1968, Veronica Ganz won the notable book designation from the American Library Association, and The Bears' House received the outstanding book of the year designation from The New York Times in 1971. Her own childhood growing up in New York City inspires many of her stories. She was on born on Dec. 18, 1927 in the Bronx. Discover more about the author on her website.