Tod Olson is the author of the Lost series, the How to Get Wealthy historical fiction series, and a number of publications aimed towards schools, libraries, and classrooms. He's written for national publications about the Columbine school shooting, homeless kids, Matthew Shepard's murder, and a variety of other topics relevant to children and young people. He has edited and developed various collections of books for both school/library and the classroom during his 25 years in children's publishing. Tod has a master's degree in fine arts from Vermont College.
- Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink
- Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 (Lost #2), 2: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13
- Lost in the Amazon: A Battle for Survival in the Heart of the Rainforest (Lost #3), 3: A Battle for Survival in the Heart of the Rainforest
- Lost in the Antarctic: The Doomed Voyage of the Endurance (Lost #4), 4
- Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World's Most Dangerous Mountain (Scholastic Focus)