Ruth White lives in Pennsylvania.
"White gives her protagonists the courage to face tragedy and transcend it--and the ability to pass along that gift to the reader." "--Publishers Weekly", Starred"White paints a vivid picture of small-town Appalachia in the 1950s. . . . Characterization is superb.""--School Library Journal, "Starred"Ruth White creates a satisfying feeling of community. . . . An admirable, stirring book.""--The New York Times Book Review"