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Poet, novelist, storyteller, and picture-book author Jane Yolen has won five awards for her body of work in children's literature: the Regina Medal, the Kerlan Award, the Keene State Award, the Boston Public Library's Literary Lights for Children Award, and the Anna V. Zarrow Award. Her many books include Owl Moon, which won the Caldecott Medal, Moon Ball, and Where Have the Unicorns Gone? Her daughter, Heidi Elisabet Yolen Stemple, has worked as a parole officer and a private investigator, and wrote Meet the Monsters with Jane Yolen. The two also collaborated on The Wolf Girls: An Unsolved Mystery from History and The Mary Celeste: An Unsolved Mystery from History.

Jane and Heidi both live in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Visit the authors at and

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Roanoke Colony Juvenile literature, Roanoke Island (N, C, ) History 16th century Juvenile literature, Roanoke Colony