D. James Smith
His novels for younger readers are Fast Company and his first book about Paolo and friends, The Boys of San Joaquin.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Everyday be of service to others and yourself.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To play the guitar.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Getting caught with too many deadlines.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. I don't think I have a favorite.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. A firiend I have who is fighting for her life against an illness.