<b>Jennifer Armstrong</b> is the author of numerous award-winning picture books and novels. Her works include <i>Hugh Can Do</i> and <i>Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat</i> (both ALA Notable books); <i>The Dreams of Mairhe Mehan</i> (a BCCB Blue Ribbon Book); and <i>Black-Eyed Susan</i> (a New York Public Library Best Book). Her first novel, <i>Steal Away</i>, was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Notable book, and a Golden Kite Honor book. Other titles include <i>Pockets</i>, <i>Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World</i>, <i>Magnus at the Fire</i>, <i>Photo by Brady</i>, and <i>Once Upon a Banana</i>. She lives in New York State.