Alma Fullerton’s free-verse novels for juvenile and young adult readers have earned her multiple nominations and awards, including the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award and the CLA Book of the Year Honour. Her first picture book, A Good Trade, was a White Ravens Choice, a Bank Street Best Book, and a nominee for the OLA Forest of Reading Blue Spruce Award and the Kentucky Bluegrass Awards. In 2013 Alma illustrated her own work for the first time with Community Soup. Her most recent book is In a Cloud of Dust. Alma lives in Midland, Ontario.