About the Author
Gloria Whelan is an award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books for children and young adults. She won the National Book Award for young people's literature for her novel "Homeless Bird". A versatile author of historical and contemporary fiction for children and young adults, as well as short stories and poetry for adults, Whelan is, according to Liz Rosenberg in the "Chicago Tribune", "an accomplished, graceful, and intelligent writer." She lives in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and you can visit her at GloriaWhelan.com.
WILLIAM LOIZEAUX is the author of "Anna: A Daughter's Life," a "New York Times Book Review" Notable Book. This is his first novel for children. He lives in Hyattsville, Maryland. LESLIE BOWMAN has illustrated many children's books. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.