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The author of more than ninety books, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written many novels for young adults, including The Keeper, Send No Blessings, Ice, The Year of the Gopher, A String of Chances, and the York Trilogy: Shadows on the Wall, Faces in the Water, and Footprints at the Window.

Mrs. Naylor writes mystery, fantasy, humor, adventure, and suspense books as well as other fiction. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Newbery Medal in 1992 for Shiloh. She also received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Readers familiar with her Alice series can reach the author through her website, http://www.simon

She lives with her husband, Rex, a speech pathologist, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Orphans Fiction, Melungeons Fiction, Identity Fiction, Appalachian Region Fiction