Gloria Goldreich is a published author and an editor of children’s books and young adult books. She graduated from Brandeis University and worked as a coordinator in the Department of Jewish Education at the National Hadassah as well as serving as the public relations director of the Baruch College of the City University of New York. Her novel, Leah’s Journey won the National Jewish Book Award for fiction in 1979, and her second novel Four Days won the Federation Arts and Letters Award. Her other novels include Promised Land, This Burning Harvest, Leah’s Children, West to Eden, Mothers, Years of Dreams, and That Year of Our War. Her books have been selections of the Book of the Month Club, the Literary Guild, and the Troll Book Club.