Michael Dahl is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his non-fiction. His "Finnegan Zwake" mystery series was shortlisted twice by the Anthony and Agatha awards. He has also written the "Library of Doom" series and the "Dragonblood" books. He is a featured speaker at conferences around the country on graphic novels and high-interest books for boys.