Lana Krumwiede began her writing career by creating stories and poems for publications such as Highlights, High Five, Spider, Babybug, The Friend, and Chicken Soup for the Child’s Soul. Her first novel, Freakling, was published by Candlewick Press and became the first volume of a middle-grade science fiction series, The Psi Chronicles. She has also written a picture book, Just Itzy. She lives with her family near Richmond where she sits on the board of directors for James River Writers and runs a local writers group, Richmond Children’s Writers. Learn more about Lana’s books at http://www.lanakrumwiede.com.