Kim Baccellia

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Kim Baccellia was a bilingual teacher in Los Angeles County for eight years and during that time she didn’t find many books for Latinas that were upbeat or dealt with their heritage.  During the time she wrote this novel, she was learning about her own Mexican heritage and decided to write a novel that was set in a Mesoamerican world.

Kim has also written Crossed Out, a YA paranormal and her YA fantasy No Goddesses Allowed has a tentative release date of Christmas 2011.

A current member of SCBWI, Kim is currently writing the sequel to Crossed Out and a YA multicultural dystopia.  She lives in Southern California with her husband and son.