Life had always been predictable for Ann…until she met her college roommates, Niki and Hildy. Niki is always in motion, brash, often vulgar, with a philosophy of “win at any cost.” And Hildy’s aura of serene wisdom cloaks a most unusual way of looking at things. The trio becomes inseparable—until something happens that changes their lives forever.
Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for Dicey’s Song, the Newbery Honor Award for A Solitary Blue, and the National Book Award Honor for Homecoming, all part of the beloved Tillerman cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle grade and teen readers, including Izzy, Willy-Nilly and Jackaroo. She was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 1995 for her work in literature, and the Katahdin Award in 2004. She lives in Maine.