Catherine Stine writes fiction for teens and adults. Refugees, her historical fiction about the friendship between an Afghan boy and an American girl, received a Booklist featured review and “Story Behind the Story” interview, was selected by the New York Public Library as a “Best Book for Teens,” and is featured in the United Nations student study guide. She has also written for Scholastic and Pleasant Company’s American Girl. Stine teaches creative writing at the New School. Visit her on the Web at www.catherinestine.com.