Catherine Atkins

CATHERINE ATKINS is the author of "When Jeff Comes Home, " which was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA Quick Pick, a "Booklist" Top Ten First Novel, and an IRA Young Adults' Choice, and "Alt Ed, " which "Kirkus Reviews" called "a complex and stellar work" and "The Miami Herald" called "A must-read for teens." She is a teacher and lives in Northern California.