Karen Bush Gibson is the author of more than 30 non-fiction books for children, including Women in Space, Women Aviators, and Native American History for Kids. She is also the author of an adult mystery, A Class on Murder. Karen has worked in social work and education, but her heart has always been drawn to writing. She has been a freelance writer for too many years to count and most often writes on travel, parenting, and interesting people when not writing books. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, hiking, and reading.