Eugene YelchinEugene Yelchin (born Yevgeny Arkadievich Yelchin, , born October 18, 1956) is a Russian-American artist best known as an illustrator and writer of books for children.
His novel ''Breaking Stalin's Nose'' was awarded a Newbery Honor in 2012. ''The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge'' he co-authored with M. T. Anderson was named National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature in 2018.
His nephew was late actor Anton Yelchin. Provided by Wikipedia