The author from the acclaimed young adult novels Perfect (2004), Lush (2006), and Bounce (2008), she actually is also notable on her behalf literary contributions to Chicken Soup for the Volunteer’s Soul and Family Fun magazine. She began composing when she was nine years of age and continued to comprehensive an undergraduate level in mindset at Bates University (in Maine) and a graduate level in British at Clemson School (in SC). A instructor and a article writer, she kept faculty positions at Massachusetts’ Ecole Bilingue-International and New York’s Brearley College. A indigenous of Norwich, NY, she actually is the little girl of an celebrity and article writer mom and an British teacher dad. She and fellow children’s writer Costs Wallace are both recipients from the Golden Sower Prize.