AMY WACHSPRESS has an MA in English Language and Literature and has raised more than $100 million in funds as a grant writer for projects in more than twenty-five states. She is the author of the award-winning children’s fantasy adventure The Call to Shakabaz. She lives in Ukiah, California.
Like Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies and Doris Lessing's Martha Quest novels, this story about fighting the injustices of the 20th century will engage readers of politically charged fiction. — Library Journal