Annie Laura Smith

From author's website: Annie Laura Smith has publications in the areas of fiction and nonfiction for children, curriculum materials for children and adults, general interest, inspirational and technical articles, book reviews, test materials, and poetry.  She is an instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature. In addition to her published World War II historical novels and contemporary YA novel, she co-authored a First Grade Math Textbook for Ethiopia under a USAID grant, and adapted the classic, The Pioneers, by James Fenimore Cooper to Reading Level 4 for the EDCON Publishing Group.