The author Avi has written more than 70 children's and young adult books and has fans--young and old--all over the world. Readers can't help but be inspired by Avi's life story, including his battle and ultimate triumph over dyslexia. Despite his problem being ignored and not diagnosed until late in his childhood, Avi was determined to make it as a writer. This author's story will hold readers as rapt as they are while reading one of his best-selling, award-winning novels. They'll find themselves eagerly flipping pages to find out what happens next.