The Unseen Photos of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street
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About the Author
Eli Attie is an Emmy-winning TV writer and producer whose credits include long stints on The West Wing and House, and more recently, Billions. He previously served as Vice President Al Gore's chief White House and campaign speechwriter through Gore's concession of the 2000 presidential election, which he and Gore wrote together.Michael Davis was a senior editor and family television columnist for TV Guide from 1998 to 2007. A Neiman Fellow, he has also worked for the Baltimore Sun and Chicago Sun-Times. He is the author of Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street (Penguin, 2008). Sonia Manzano is a mainland Puerto Rican, raised in the Bronx. After starring in Broadway show "Godspell" she went on to create the role of Maria on Sesame Street, for which she received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award in 2016. Scholastic recently announced a four-book deal with Manzano. The first novel, Coming Up Cuban, will publish in 2022. Currently she is working on Alma's Way, an animated series with Fred Rogers Productions that will air on PBS. Sonia lives in New York City with her husband.