April Lynn Pelton is a middle school student who has always been an author at heart. Since she was two years old, she has had a passion for reading. She developed a love for writing in elementary. During the COVID-19 quarantine, April focused more on her childhood dream of becoming a great author. Her first book, The Grove of 100 Wishes, is just the beginning of jump-starting her career as a published author. The first of many books to come. April has overcome learning curves in addition to life's challenges with support from her family, friends, and teachers. She believes that having a community of support can help you overcome anything. April's ultimate goal is to create enjoyable reading that allows kids to grow, learn, and develop a love for reading that will last a lifetime.