About the Author
Barbara Anderson is a former high school teacher who earned a degree in Spanish from the University of Minnesota. She is a cultural research analyst, conference speaker, and consultant to parent groups. Barbara and her husband have two children, six grandchildren, and live on the Mississippi River in Minnesota.
About the Illustrator
Rachel Gasper is an English and graphic design graduate from Hillsdale College. When she is not working, she enjoys illustrating, traveling, and exploring the Minneapolis-St. Paul area with friends.