Gennifer Choldenko

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Children's Author
Date of Birth October 20, 1957
Place of Birth Santa Monica, California
Age 63 years old
Horoscope Libra

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Gennifer Choldenko

Gennifer Choldenko is an American writer of popular books for children and adolescents.

Born: October 20, 1957, Santa Monica, California
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American
Genre: Children's and young adult fiction

About Gennifer Choldenko

Author who is widely known for her work in the juvenile fiction genre. She has gained particular popularity for her Al Capone series, including Al Capone Does My Shirts, which earned her a prestigious Newberry Honor award.

Before Fame

She studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. She initially worked as an advertising copywriter before turning to novels full-time.


She also earned a British Carnegie Medal for her work on Al Capone Does My Shirts.

Family Life

She and her husband Jacob have two children named Ian and Kai.


She also earned a Sid Fleischman Award for Humor for her work on "Al Capone Does My Shirts."

Information related to Gennifer Choldenko

  • Writers from Santa Monica, California
  • Newbery Honor winners
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Latest information about Gennifer Choldenko updated on October 27, 2020.

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