When You Reach Me, a New York Timesbestseller, earned the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Literature. Liar & Spy, another New York Timesbestseller, was deemed a significant book by the New York Times Book Review and won the Guardian Prize for Children s Fiction. Rebecca resides in New York City with her family. Her first novel, First Light, was awarded a Best Book for Teenagers by the New York Public Library. Her website is rebeccasteadbooks.com, and she may be found on Twitter as @rebstead.