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Jessica Lee Anderson is the author of
Trudy (winner of the 2005 Milkweed Prize for Children’s Literature), Border Crossing (Quick Picks Nomination, Cynsational Book of 2009),
as well as the forthcoming young adult novel, Calli (2011). She’s published two nonfiction readers, as well as fiction and
nonfiction for a variety of magazines including Highlights for Children. She graduated from Hollins University with a
Master of Arts in Children's Literature, and has extensive critique experience as an instructor at the Institute of Children's Literature.
PJ Hoover is the author of the Forgotten Worlds Trilogy (The Emerald Tablet, The Navel of the World, and The Necropolis). PJ has undergraduate degrees in Computer Engineering and History and a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering. She writes fantasy and science fiction for both middle grade and young adults and is represented by Laura Rennert of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency.
Jo Whittemore has published works of middle-grade contemporary (Front Page Face-Off) and speculative fiction (The Silverskin Legacy trilogy), as well as professional magazine and newspaper articles. She has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University and is represented by Jenn Laughran of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency.
Jeanette Larson is the author of Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas and she compiled and edited entries for Quilt of States: Piecing Together America by Adrienne Yorinks. She is also the author of a number of books for librarians and is a frequent contributor to BookLinks and other publications about children's literature. Jeanette has served on many book award committees, including the Newbery Award and the Texas Bluebonnet Award. She has extensive experience reviewing and critiquing finished and unfinished books and working with published and pre-published authors.