My Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award arrived in the mail today. It’s a medal. An honest-to-god medal. I feel like I just won the Olympics!!! (And yes, I did bite it. I just didn’t take a picture of that…) Tweet
New York Times bestselling princess and storm chaser Alethea Kontis has authored over 20 books and 50 short stories. Alethea has received a Scribe Award, a Garden State Teen Book Award, and is a two-time winner of the Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award. She has been twice nominated for both the Andre Norton Nebula and the Dragon Award. Born in Vermont, she currently resides on the Space Coast of Florida where she watches K-dramas with her teddy bear, Charlie.