Dan L. Miller, a suburban Chicago resident, graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in English/Speech Education and from Northern Illinois University with a master’s degree in Curriculum/Supervision and a doctorate degree in School Administration. Dan has worked in public schools as an English/Speech teacher, a dean of students, a principal, and an assistant superintendent for curriculum/personnel. He edits educational materials and writes nonfiction, fiction and poetry and has published books and numerous articles in various professional journals.
In this young adult page-turner, Aaron Sawyer, an ideal student at Highland High School, falls into the drug subculture of his school but has no hint of the deadly difficulties he is about to experience. Written in a direct, fast-paced style with abundant dialogue, Snowballs and Sinners provides high-interest appeal. The numerous plot twists throughout the novel lead to a shocking climax.