About the Author
Called by the Chicago Tribune an accomplished, graceful, and intelligent writer, Gloria demonstrates an impressive versatility that has translated into the writing of a wide range of both juvenile and adult fiction, as well as poetry. She has received various nominations which include the Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies and the Mark Twain Award. Amongst other awards, she received the 1994 Juvenile Fiction Award from the Society of Midland Authors for her book A Clearing in the Forest. Gloria's most recent book, Homeless Bird (Harper Collins, 2000), won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
Pamela Johnson collaborated on three other titles, such as And Then There was One: The Mysteries of Extinction. SHe lives in Sedgewick, Maine.