Barbara Krasner likes writing about history—local, American, and world history, but especially Jewish-themed history. She publishes the popular blog, The Whole Megillah: The Writer’s Resource for Jewish-Themed Story. She runs workshops and conferences for Jewish writers at the Highlights Foundation and in conjunction with the Association of Jewish Libraries. Barbara has a BA in German from Douglass College, an MBA in Marketing from the Rutgers Business School and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is the author of many articles, short stories, poems, and books. Goldie Takes a Stand is her first children’s book.