Ever since writing and directing her first play in the fourth grade, Trudi Trueit has loved storytelling. In her career, she's been a TV news reporter, PR specialist, freelance writer, and now, children's author. She's published more than 90 fiction and nonfiction titles for kids, from pre-k through teen. Trudi's married to her college sweetheart, Bill, and lives to serve the every whim of her cats, Bernadette, Kira, and Pippin.

Look for her latest tween fiction title, Stealing Popular, from Aladdin MIX available now!

Visit her website at www.truditrueit, FB page at www.facebook.com/truditrueit, or @truditrueit on Twitter.