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Lynn Joseph

Lynn Joseph was born in Trinidad and is the author of many picture books for children about her island home, including A Wave in Her Pocket , An Island Christmas , The Mermaid's Twin Sister , and Jump Up Time: A Trinidad Carnival Story . This is her second novel about the Dominican Republic, following her acclaimed book The Color of My Words , winner of the Americas Award. She has two sons, Jared and Brandt, and resides in New York and Bermuda.