Christine Day (Upper Skagit) (bychristineday.com) grew up in
Seattle, nestled between the sea, the mountains, and the pages of
her favorite books. Her debut novel, I Can Make This
Promise, was a best book of the year from Kirkus
Reviews, School Library Journal, NPR, and the Chicago
Public Library, as well as a Charlotte Huck Award Honor Book and an
American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book. Her second novel
is titled The Sea in Winter. Christine lives in the Pacific
Northwest with her husband. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram
Chelsea Clinton is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; She Persisted in Sports: American Olympians Who Changed the Game; Don't Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe; It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference; with Hillary Clinton, Grandma's Gardens and Gutsy Women; and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their children and their dog, Soren. You can follow Chelsea Clinton on Twitter @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at facebook.com/chelseaclinton.
Gillian Flint (gillianflint.com) is an illustrator who has a passion for painting in watercolors. She has been drawing and creating characters for as long as she can remember. Her work has been published in the USA, the UK and Australia. In her spare time she enjoys reading and gardening at her home in the UK. You can follow her on Instagram @gillianflint_illustration.
Alexandra Boiger (alexandraboiger.com) has illustrated nearly twenty picture books, including the She Persisted series by by Chelsea Clinton; the popular Tallulah series by Marilyn Singer; and the Max and Marla books, which she also wrote. Originally from Munich, Germany, she now lives outside of San Francisco, California, with her husband, Andrea; daughter, Vanessa; and two cats, Luiso and Winter. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram @alexandra_boiger.
Praise for She Persisted: Maria Tallchief:
"A rich, clear picture of how one iconic Native dancer persisted." --Publishers Weekly
"Inspiringly shows how Maria Tallchief persisted and made her dreams come true." --Kirkus Reviews
"The Indigenous author provides a unique perspective on Tallchief's story by teaching readers about the land and tribal nations of the regions where the dancer lived . . . interesting, straightforward, and easy to read." --School Library Journal