Biography for Turtle in Paradise

Random House, Inc.
Jennifer L. Holm's great-grandmother emigrated from the Bahamas to Key West in 1897. Jennifer is the author of two Newbery Honor books,Our Only May Amelia and Penny from Heaven. She is also the author of several other highly praised books, includingMiddle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf and the Babymouse graphic novel series, which she collaborates on with her brother, Matthew Holm. Jennifer lives in California with her husband and two children. You can visit her Web site at