Michelle Houts is an author, educator, and speech pathologist. She grew up in Central Ohio and attended The Ohio State University, where she met TFoHD (the farmer of her dreams). They now live on a livestock and grain farm where they are raising children, hogs, cattle, a golden retriever, and a goat who believes he is a golden retriever. Michelle writes for and enjoys speaking to children of all ages.
Michelle's debut middle grade novel THE BEEF PRINCESS OF PRACTICAL COUNTY won the 2010 IRA Children's Book Award, was a finalist for the 2010 Buckeye Children's Book Award, and is a nominee for the 2011-12 Young Hoosier Book Award.
Michelle's next middle-grade novel, WINTERFROST, will be released in 2014 by Candlewick Press.
Member since 2003
Region: Ohio: North
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