Dee Romito is an author of fiction and nonfiction books for young readers from picture books to middle grade. (She likes variety!) Her books have received starred reviews, a Crystal Kite Award, and a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection. Dee lives in her hometown of Buffalo, N.Y., where you’ll find her researching everything from how to protect our planet to hidden figures in history. She’s certain each one of us can make a difference in the world and writes books to prove it.