|About the Book|
Anne Elaine Schraff grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She received both her bachelors and masters degrees from California State University at Northridge and taught high school for ten years.Anne paid her way through college by writing short stories for magazines. Since college she has written hundreds of stories and over eighty books including historical fiction, biographies, science books, and her favorite, fictional books for young people. She is published as both Anne Schraff and Anne E. Schraff.Her background, which she describes as multicultural, lower middle-class neighborhood, including African Americans, Mexican Americans, Arab Americans, and Filipino Americans, is her greatest inspiration when writing.