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Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award–winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the National Book Award finalist "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp," "Maybe a Fox" (with Alison McGhee), "Keeper," and many picture books including "Counting Crows." Her newest YA novel, "Angel Thieves," was released in March 2019. She has two grown children and lives in College Station, Texas, with her husband.