Gennifer Choldenko ( The Author)

 

Gennifer Choldenko.

 

   Gennifer, (the author of Al Capone Does My Shirts) was born on 1957 in Santa Monica, which is in California. She is a Newbery Honor-winning American writer of famous books for children and adults. Gennifer is the youngest of four siblings: two sisters and one brother.  Gennifer`s sister, Gina, is autistic. ( Which is shown through character Natalie in Al Capone Does My Shirts.)                                                                                                    When she got older, she married Jacob and had two children. The son`s name is Ian who is age 15, and a daughter named Kai, who is age 10. She currently lives in the San Francisco bay area.