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Alma Fullerton

Alma Fullerton is the award-winning author of books for children of all ages, including the picture books A Good Trade, Community Soup and In a Cloud of Dust. Her novels include Libertad, winner of a Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award and a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for children's writing, Walking on Glass, named to the 2008 YALSA Quick Picks list, and Burn, a CLA Children's Book of the Year finalist. Alma couldn't read until fourth grade and didn't enjoy reading at all until ninth grade, when she discovered books that she really loved. Now that she is an award-winning author, Alma visits schools to teach children that they too can overcome obstacles. For more information, visit www.almafullerton.com.