Kate Messner is the award-winning author of more than twenty current and forthcoming books for young readers. Her debut novel, The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z., won the E. B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers, and her picture book Over and Under the Snow was an E. B. White Finalist as well as a New York Times, ALSC, and NCTE notable book. Kate’s other books for young readers include Capture the Flag, Hide and Seek, Manhunt, Eye of the Storm, Wake Up Missing, All the Answers, Sea Monster’s First Day, and the popular Marty McGuire chapter book series. Her newest project is her Ranger in Time Scholastic chapter book series.