Jessie Haas is a lifelong resident of Westminster, VT. She sold her first children’s book while a senior at Wellesley College and has gone on to write more than 30 others. Honors for her novels include a Parents’ Choice Gold Award for Unbroken and the Golden Kite Honor for Shaper. Chase is a Junior Library Guild Premier Selection. She lives with her husband (and fellow CLiF presenter) Michael J. Daley in a small, off-grid house they built themselves.

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