Jody J. Little is the author of the middle grade novels Mostly the Honest Truth and Worse than Weird. When not writing, she is an elementary school teacher in Portland, Oregon, who loves sharing her joy of books with her students and readers. Her heart-centered novels explore the many meanings of family and friendship. She’s not afraid to place difficult situations in her protagonists’ paths and allow them to face those challenges with courage and compassion. She’s also a voracious reader of children’s literature and enjoys sharing her love of books with kids of all ages.