Janet McDonald

JANET MCDONALD 91953-2007) was the author of three books set in the Brooklyn projects: "Chill Wind," for which she received the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent; "Spellbound," an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and "Twists and Turns," an ALA Quick Pick for Young Adults. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and lived in Paris, France.