Tracey Baptiste is the author of the forthcoming middle grade novel Rise Of The Jumbies, a sequel to The Jumbies. The Jumbies was a Junior Library Guild selection, We Need Diverse Books “Must Read,” New York Public Libraries Staff Pick, and Bank Street Books Best of 2016. Her other 12 books include Angel’s Grace and The Totally Gross History Of Ancient Egypt. She volunteers with We Need Diverse Books, The Brown Bookshelf, and I Too Arts Collective. She teaches in Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program, and runs the editorial company Fairy Godauthor.