American writer of children’s literature whose work, So B. It (2004), won many literary prizes, like the Rebecca Caudill Youthful Reader’s Reserve Award. She’s also created three different reserve series, among which may be the four-part, Boyds Will End up being Boyds. She was created for an British instructor in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and she spent her years as a child writing. Her most widely known works are the Oggie Cooder and Man group of children’s section books. She resolved in NEW YORK with her hubby and two sons. She was the 2007 receiver of the William Allen Light Children’s Book Prize.