Meet the Author: L. M. Elliott

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L.M. Elliott's historical novel, Under a War-Torn Sky, tells the story of a B-24 bomber pilot shot down behind enemy lines and saved by the French Resistance. Winner of Border's 2001 Original Voices Award for Young Adult Literature, Under a War-Torn Sky is a National Council for the Social Studies Trade Book for Young People.

Elliott talks about the meaning of historical fiction, the role of research, and character development. Segments include the Liberty Middle School book club and a montage of photographs about the author's father.

Time: 30 minutes