Ann Ingalls passes the day exaggerating (writing fiction) or telling the truth (writing nonfiction). Ann has written over sixty books for young readers. Pencil: A Story with a Point! made the Banks Street Best Books list of 2020. J Is for Jazz won the 2015 Annual American Graphic Design Award and the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation’s “A Book Just for Me!”. Little Piano Girl also won the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation’s “A Book Just for Me!”. She has received a handful of awards from the Highlights Foundation for poetry and short stories.