Lynn Joseph was born and raised on the island of Trinidad and is the author of books for children that feature her beloved home of Trinidad & Tobago, including A Wave in Her Pocket, The Mermaid's Twin Sister, An Island Christmas, and Coconut Kind of Day. Lynn travels extensively and writes about the places she has visited or lived including the Dominican Republic, which is the setting for her book The Color of My Words and her new YA novel Flowers in the Sky. She is an attorney who attended Fordham School of Law in New York, and the mother of two wonderful sons, Jared and Brandt. Her new Young Adult novel, Flowers in the Sky was published by HarperCollins Children's Books in March 2013. Lynn is currently attending the Vermont College of Fine Arts where she is studying for her Masters in Writing for Children & Young Adults. For more information about Lynn Joseph, please see her web site at www.lynnjosephauthor.com. Or follow her on Twitter @Lynnjoseph1 or on Facebook at Lynn Joseph Books.