About the Author
Lauren Wolk was born in Baltimore and has since lived in California, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Canada, and Ohio. She now lives with her husband and two sons on Cape Cod, where she is at work on a second novel. After graduating from Brown University in 1981, Wolk worked as a writer for the Battered Women’s Project of the St. Paul American Indian Center. She later moved to Toronto, where she was a senior editor with Nelson Canada. Since the birth of her first son, Wolk has been a freelance writer and editor. She is also a contributing editor for OWL, an award-winning children’s magazine.