Anton comes out on December 1st

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of more than 40 published and forthcoming books, most recently Brave Girl, Quiet Girl, Stay, Have You Seen Luis Velez?, and Just After Midnight. Forthcoming are My Name is Anton, Seven Perfect Things, and Boy Underground.

An avid hiker, traveler, equestrian, and amateur photographer and astrophotographer, she has a published book of photos, 365 DAYS OF GRATITUDE: PHOTOS FROM A BEAUTIFUL WORLD. Her novel PAY IT FORWARD was adapted into a major motion picture, chosen by the American Library Association for its Best Books for Young Adults list, and translated into more than 23 languages for distribution in over 30 countries.

She is founder and former president (2000-2009) of the Pay It Forward Foundation, and still serves on its board of directors. As a professional public speaker she has addressed the National Conference on Education, twice spoken at Cornell University, met with Americorps members at the White House and shared a dais with Bill Clinton.

Catherine Ryan Hyde

Author of 40 published and forthcoming books.