Author Bio

Aline Alexander Newman

Inspire your students! Book a school visit from children’s author and certified teacher Aline Alexander Newman. She loves speaking to kids (and adults), both in-person and by videoconferencing. Her programs are engaging, varied, and interactive. Presentations include: Does your Pet Have a Story; Ask, Look, and Listen; Animal Scientists; Ape Escapes; ‘N Character; Writing Stories from the World Around You; and Wonders of the Galápagos.

Before writing books, Aline published hundreds of stories and articles in newspapers and magazines including, “Guideposts,” “Highlights for Children,” and “National Geographic Kids.” National Geographic is also the publisher of all of Aline’s books to date, most of which focus on animals. Among her awards are two YA Outstanding Book Awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children’s Book Award, and being named to Amazon’s 2013 list of the Best Books for Children.

Aline is a grandmother, animal lover, and downhill skier. She and her husband, Neil, divide their time between an old farmhouse in northern New York and a seasonal camp in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Long-time pet owners, they most recently adopted an abandoned dog they found running scared on a country road. His name is Moose.

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