Sharon Wyeth has been a published children’s and young adult author since 1989. She’s written over 50 books: picture books, early readers, middle grade, and young adult novels—both contemporary and historical. Titles include the recently published American Girl book Evette: The River and Me, recipient of a Good Housekeeping Best Toy Award; Something Beautiful, a Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year in print since 1998; and Always My Dad, a Reading Rainbow Book. Wyeth’s recent memoir piece I’m A Dancer was included in the award-winning anthology The Talk, Conversations about Race, Love & Truth. She is a member of the Cave Canem fellowship of African American poets.