About the Author
Ann Bausum is the daughter of a history professor, and she grew up with a love of American history and a passion for research. She is an award-winning author who has published six other titles for National Geographic Children’s Books, including the acclaimed Sibert Honor Book Freedom Riders
. Another of her titles, With Courage and Cloth
, won the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award for Older Children. She lives in Beloit, WI. Visit Ann Bausum at her Web site: www.annbausum.com.