Tara Dairman is a playwright and recovering world traveler. She grew up in New York and received a B.A. in creative writing from Dartmouth College. She now lives with her husband in Colorado. This is her first novel. Visit her at www.taradairman.com and follow her on Twitter @taradairman
Praise for ALL FOUR STARS - An Amazon Best Book of the Month: July 2014 - An Amazon Editors' Pick for Middle Grade Summer Reading FROM JENNIFER A. NIELSEN, New York Times bestselling author of THE FALSE PRINCE: "A scrumptious gem of a story!" FROM BOOKLIST "Gladys is a lovable character with plenty of spunk and desire, and readers will happily cheer her on, while the fresh plot adds a delicious dimension to the host of stories set in sixth grade." FROM KIRKUS REVIEWS "A preteen restaurant critic is born . . . [An] entertaining story about the joy of following one's bliss." FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "Younger readers will be amused by Gladys's reviews of her parents' horrible cooking and her plot to get to New York City without alerting any adults . . . The triumphant conclusion makes this a tasty read." FROM SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL "The characters are well drawn . . . Give this one to your young foodies."