Gail Carson Levine
Gail Carson Levine has written twenty-six books for children. Her best-known is Ella Enchanted, which won a Newbery honor in 1998 and was made into a motion picture in 2004. Her latest is the historical novel A Ceiling Made of Eggshells about the expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492. Most of her books are middle-grade fantasy novels, but Writing Magic and Writer to Writer are middle-grade nonfiction about writing stories. She and her husband David and their Airedale Reggie live in Brewster, New York.