Laurie Lawlor has published more than thirty books for children and
young adults. Magnificent Voyage: An American Adventurer on Captain James
Cook's Final Expedition was a VOYA Nonfiction Honor Book called
"fascinating" by the New York Times. Helen Keller: Rebellious
Spirit was named an American Library Association Notable Book and a Best
Book for Young Adults. Shadow Catcher: The Life and Work of Edward S.
Curtis won a Golden Kite Honor Award and the Carl Sandburg Award. Ms.
Lawlor lives in Evanston, Illinois.