More About the Author
Whitney Stewart is an award-winning author of young adult biographies, middle grade novels, and picture books. She has traveled widely in Asia and interviewed such figures as the 14th Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Sir Edmund Hillary.
Whitney experienced Hurricane Katrina while trapped in a building in downtown New Orleans. She was helicoptered out of the city with her son and elderly mother-in-law. During her semester away from home, Whitney lived on Nantucket, researched the island's history and ghost lore, and wrote three children's books set on Nantucket.
Whitney is currently researching a WWII story about a missing German soldier who opposed Hitler's regime but was forced into the military nonetheless.
Whitney loves to travel, read, meditate, hike, bike, kayak, and do yoga.