Ibi Zoboi-My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich

Ibi Zoboi

Bio

Ibi Zoboi is the author of two novels for young adults, including Pride and American Street, and a finalist for the National Book Award. She holds an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York. Zoboi’s middle-grade debut, My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich, sets an utterly captivating character in a meticulously researched 1980s Harlem for a novel that deftly captures the historical intersection of the space race, popular science fiction, and early hiphop.