Marc Aronson

Marc Henry Aronson (born October 19, 1950) is an American writer, editor, publisher, speaker, and historian. He has written history and biography nonfiction books for children and young adults, as well as nonfiction books for adults about teenage readers. Aronson is the son of the scenic designer Boris Aronson, the grandson of rabbi Solomon Aronson, and of the musical conductor Heinrich Jalowetz.

As of June 2012 Aronson wrote a column for ''School Library Journal'' called "Consider the Source". As of September 2014 he writes an ''SLJ'' blog called "Nonfiction Matters".

In 2001 Aronson won the first Robert F. Sibert Medal for nonfiction for ''Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado''.

Aronson has a Ph.D. in American History from New York University. In 1997, he married author Marina Budhos. They have two sons and live in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Aronson is on the School of Library and Information Science faculty at Rutgers University-New Brunswick
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