Where was Todd Strasser raised?

Where was Todd Strasser raised?

Shortly after I was born in New York City, my parents moved to Roslyn Heights, New York (Long Island). In school my best subject was science. I had difficulty learning to read, and I still struggle with spelling and grammar.

When was Todd Strasser born?

May 5, 1950 (age 71 years)
Todd Strasser/Date of birth

Is Todd Strasser married?

Pamela Olderm. 1981
Todd Strasser/Spouse
Strasser, 47, is married to Pamela Older, senior vice president at The New Yorker magazine. They have two children, 13 and 10. He said his outlook has changed dramatically in his 20-year career.

Who is the author of The Wave book?

Todd Strasser
The Wave/Authors

Is the wave in Arizona or Utah?

The Wave is a highly photographed sandstone formation tucked in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in extreme Northern Arizona. Though the trailhead is actually in Utah, in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Wave itself lies in Arizona in the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument.

Is The Wave 2015 based on a true story?

The Wave is based on the true story of a huge tsunami that hit Norway 80 years ago. The disaster was triggered when a mountainside collapsed, causing huge damage and casualties in a number of villages along Norway’s fjords.

Is The Wave experiment a true story?

It is a novelization of a teleplay by Johnny Dawkins for the movie The Wave, a fictionalized account of the “Third Wave” teaching experiment by Ron Jones that took place in an Ellwood P. Cubberley High School history class in Palo Alto, California.

How old is Todd Strasser?

Todd Strasser (born May 5, 1950) is an American writer of more than 140 young-adult and middle grade novels and many short stories and works of non-fiction, some written under the pen names Morton Rhue and T.S. Rue.

What did Strasser write about in the wave?

Strasser often writes about timely themes like nuclear war, Nazism, bullying at schools, homelessness, and school shootings. His novel The Wave, written under the pen name Morton Rhue, is a novelization of the teleplay by Johnny Dawkins for the 1981 television movie The Wave.

What are some of Strasser’s newest novels?

Strasser’s newest novels are Price of Duty (In Germany, American Hero) and Summer of ’69. Price of Duty is about how the military uses promises of heroics, teamwork, and excitement to entice young people to enlist despite the life and death risks.