• I am the author of the middle grade novels George Washington and the Magic Hat (Schiffer, 2016) and its sequel, John Adams and the Magic Bobblehead (Schiffer, 2018). The third book in the series, Thomas Jefferson and the Return of the Magic Hat, will be published in September 2020. I have also written or edited several books for adults. I worked for many years as a journalist, and I live in Chevy Chase, Maryland.