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Sandra Neil Wallace

Sandra Neil Wallace is an award-winning author of books for young readers. Known for her investigative journalism and original narrative style, she writes stories about people who break barriers. Her titles have been selected as ALA Notable books, the Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best", Booklist's Editors' Choice, Bank Street College's Best Children's Book of the Year, and earned YALSA's Award Nomination for Excellence in Nonfiction.

Before becoming an author, Sandra was a network news anchor and ESPN sportscaster. She broke a gender barrier in sports by becoming the first woman to host an NHL broadcast on TV. Sandra lives in New Hampshire and Maine with her husband, author Rich Wallace. To find out more about her, visit sandraneilwallace.com.



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