Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough has done a little bit of everything—she’s been a teacher, a journalist, the editor of, the founder of National Grammar Day, and now she’s the author of more than 20 books for young readers. Fiction, nonfiction. Everything from picture books to young adult novels, including the Frank and Sunny series of chapter books, a biography of Alexander Hamilton, and a middle grade mystery called To Catch a Thief.

She is the co-chair of faculty in the writing for children and young adults program at Vermont College of Fine Arts, and home is in Seattle, where she lives with her husband and their pets.