Carol Adler writes nonfiction for kids. She is a historian, a storyteller, a mom, a foodie, and a knitter. After earning a Ph.D. in history from Notre Dame and years of teaching history, she is the kind of person who gives book recommendations to her dentist. She loves trains, chocolate, living history, bookstores, ice cream and beautiful stories. She has lived in Austria, Germany, the Midwest, and southern California, she now lives in her hometown of Sacramento with her family, two dignified cats, and an energetic schnauzer.