About the Author
Connie Gotsch based the character of Belle on her dog Kiri. This book is her second novel staring Belle. The first book, Belle's Star was a First Place winner in the 2010 Juvenile Fiction National Federation of Press Communication Contest, First Place winner in the 2010 New Mexico Press Womens Communication Contest, a 2009 and 2010 New Mexico Book Award Finalist, and a Silver Recipient of the 2010 Mom's Choice Award. A resident of Farmington, NM, Connie works for KSJE Public Radio for the Four Corners.