Born in Brooklyn, NY, Ann Malaspina is the author of over 30 books for children and teens. She writes about the environment, history, social justice, and people who make a difference. Her books have been honored with the Asian/Pacific American Library Association Award for Literature ( Picture Book), Amelia Bloomer Top Ten List, Junior Library Guild Selection, SCBWI Martha Weston Grant, Paterson Prize for Books for Young People (Picture Book), and more. The daughter of an immigrant and granddaughter of a refugee, she has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. When she isn't writing under a skylight in the attic, you might find her untangling cherry tomato vines at her community garden in New Jersey.
"A story about loyalty and friendship..."
A Scarf for Keiko
"On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree." - W.S. Merwin