About the Author
KATE MESSNER lives on Lake Champlain with her family. She is passionately curious and writes books that encourage kids to wonder, too. Her books have been New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound, and Bank Street Best Books selections. Her novel The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. won the E.B. White Read Aloud Medal, and her science picture books have been finalists for the American Academy for the Advancement of Sciences/Subaru SB&F prize for excellence in science writing. Before becoming a full-time writer, Kate was a TV news reporter as well as an educator who spent fifteen years teaching middle school English. Visit katemessner.com and Facebook: Kate Messner for more information and follow her on Twitter @katemessner.