About the Author
Award-winning author Joyce B. Lohse grew up in Illinois, where she sometimes spent her school recess writing stories and poems. She is author of a dual biography of Colorado's first governor and his wife entitled: First Governor, First Lady: John and Eliza Routt of Colorado
, and two other biograpies for young readers: Justina Ford: Medical Pioneer
, and Unsinkable: The Molly Brown Story
. She is happiest when researching and writing about women of the West.