With more than 2 million books in print, School Library Journal has called Gennifer: “unsurpassed at interweaving plot with historical detail.” Gennifer’s Tales of Alcatraz trilogy is considered by Kirkus to be: “A cornerstone series in contemporary children’s literature.” Her novel Al Capone Does My Shirts received the Newbery Honor and nineteen other awards. It has been on the New York Times, Booksense and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller lists and has been translated into more than eleven languages. Her newest novel, Chasing Secrets, is due out in August. Gennifer is currently at work on two new novels. She lives with her loyal husband, irreverent daughter and naughty dog in the San Francisco Bay area.