Matthew Tobin Anderson (November 4, 1968), known as M.T. Anderson, is an American author of picture books, pre-teen books, and young-adult novels. He won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature in 2006 for The Pox Party, volume one of the "Octavian Nothing" books, which are historical novels set in Revolution-era Boston. Anderson is known for using wit and sarcasm in his stories, as well as advocating that young adults are capable of mature comprehension.
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“I dont want to shoot any Englishmen. I never saw one til I came up here. But I suppose most of them never saw a German til they came up here.”
—Maxwell Anderson (18881959)
“Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 12:33.