Deanna K. Klingel resides in Edenton, North Carolina, with her husband Dave where they enjoy being surrounded by history. They have seven grown children-all married-and twelve grandchildren. Much of the inspiration for her stories comes from the many places she's lived and the people she encountered. Deanna writes for young and young-at-heart readers, and. is the author of many books for young readers from Pre K to high school. She is a member of SCBWI-Carolinas, NCWNwest, Catholic Writers Guild, and other professional organizations. She frequently visits schools, museums, reenactments and events, and gives presentations at schools, conferences, and museums. Learn more at, @deannakklingel, fb: Deanna K. Klingel Author.