The book's organization—by genres, topics, and themes—will enable librarians to serve customers with specific requests and help teachers build thematic units. Some have cross-over potential that the teacher librarian might look into. Meg Maxwell lives on the coast of Maine with her teenaged son, their sweet beagle and newest addition to the family, a black and white cat named Cleo. A former Veterinary Technician and dog trainer, she now spends her days homeschooling her children, writing, and snuggling with her many pets. She worked as a newspaper reporter until she realized reporting "just the facts" bored her silly. Katie Meyer is a Florida native with a firm belief in happy endings.