American author most widely known for the plethora of children’s novels that he wrote, a lot of which centered on athletics. A few of his functions include Crazy Pitch, A CHILD Who Only Strike Homers, and Soccer Duel. He released his first brief tale when he was an adolescent and his 1st novel was released when he was 36. He was granted the Milner Honor in 1993 for his exemplay function in children’s books. He was created in Bath, Pa, but his family members relocated to Ludlow Ville, NY. He previously eight old siblings. Margaret Peterson Haddix continues to be another prominent author of children’s literature.