Ann Rinaldi was a famous award-winning author and journalist, best known for her teen historical fiction. She was inspired to write historical fiction due to her kids, especially her son who was a history buff, and became involved in Revolutionary War re-enactments while in high school (her daughter did too) . Rinaldi was very thorough in her research and many have grown up reading her. She passed away on July 1, 2021 at the age of 86. The books below are the physical books we have but she has many more!