Stone, Tanya Lee: - Tanya Lee Stone is a former editor and the Sibert Medal-winning author of Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream. Her new book was seven years in the making, as she did extensive original research and collected archival photos. She says, These men helped shape our history. Americans need to know who they are. Getting to know Walter and some of the other men has been the highlight of this project. This is why being a nonfiction writer is so exciting ?-- ?discovering stories of extraordinary human beings and being lucky enough to have the honor of telling them. One of my goals is to help fill in some of the missing pieces in the fabric of our history and to encourage readers to think not only about what happens but also about how and why it all unfolds the way it does. About Courage Has No Color, Walter Morris, the first enlisted Triple Nickle, says, Tanya Lee Stone takes a giant leap forward in telling an accurate account of the history of the Triple Nickles. Now our history will not be lost, and future generations will know the importance of what we endured. Tanya Lee Stone lives in Vermont.