Bobbie Pyron is the author of Lucky Strike. It received starred reviews in Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal. Her book The Dogs of Winter, received three starred reviews, is a Junior Library Guild Selection, and was named to Kirkus Review's 2012 Best Books of the Year. She also wrote A Dog's Way Home which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, was named to the Spring 2011 Indie Next List, and was awarded the Maxwell Medal of Excellence. She is also the author of The Ring. She works as a librarian in Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit bobbiepyron.com.