Ben Mikaelsen is the winner
of the International Reading Association Award and the Western Writers of
America Spur Award. His novels have been nominated for and won many state
readers’ choice awards, including Red
Midnight, Rescue Josh McGuire, Sparrow Hawk Red, Stranded, Countdown, Petey, and Tree Girl. His articles and photos appear in numerous magazines
around the world. He lives near Bozeman, Montana.