Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honor-winning, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award-winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the highly acclaimed novel "Keeper", "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp", and many picture books. She is a member of the faculty at Vermont College's Master of Fine Arts program and occasionally teaches creative writing at Texas A&M University. She has two grown children, lives in Texas with her husband, and once helped her...See more