Janet S. Fox is a writer, mom, and former high school English teacher. Janet became a children's author in the mid-90s. Her son's learning differences led her to develop ideas described in her book for Free Spirit Publishing, GET ORGANIZED WITHOUT LOSING IT (2006). Her other published work for children includes fiction (Spider Magazine) and science non-fiction (Highlights for Children). Her first young adult novel FAITHFUL (Speak/Penguin, 2010), is a 2011 Amelia Bloomer list pick. FORGIVEN, a companion YA novel (Speak/Penguin, 2011), is a Junior Library Guild selection. She is a 2010 graduate of the MFA/Writing for Children and Young Adults program at Vermont College of Fine Arts and has been a Regional Advisor for the SCBWI. Janet lives with her husband and their college-age son in the mountains of Montana. The family loves dogs and currently is ruled by an elderly Basset hound.