Jim Aylesworth (born Jacksonville, Florida, 1943) writes books for children. His books include The Mitten and The Bad Dream. His book My Grandfather’s Coat received the 2015 Sydney Taylor Award (Younger Readers’ Category). Children can visit his website at: Jim Aylesworth.
Patricia Hermes (born Brooklyn, New York, 1936) has written at least 20 books for children. Her works include a number of books in the My America Series, including Our Strange New Land and A Perfect Place.
Ruthanne Lum McCunn (born San Francisco, 1946) writes books for children. Her works include Thousand Pieces of Gold and God of Luck. Children can visit her website at: http://www.mccunn.com/.
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (born Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota, 1936) writes children’s books regarding Native Americans. Her works include Lana’s Lakota Moons and When Thunders Spoke.