Angie Smibert is the author of the middle grade trilogy, Ghosts of Ordinary Objects, which includes Bone's Gift, Lingering Echoes, and The Truce (Boyds Mills Press). She's also written several YA science fiction novels, including Memento Nora, numerous short stories, and over 30 science/technology books for kids. Angie teaches writing for Southern New Hampshire University's MFA program as well as for Indiana University and Virginia Western Community College. Before this, she was a science writer and web developer at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. She lives in Virginia with a goofy dog (named after a telescope) and three bickering cats (named after Tennessee Williams characters), and puts her vast store of useless knowledge to work at the weekly pub quiz.