Laurie Ann Thompson
Laurie Ann Thompson grew up in rural northern Wisconsin. A former software engineer, she now writes for children and young adults to help her readers--and herself--make better sense of the world we live in so they can contribute to making it a better place for all of us.
She strives to write nonfiction that gives wings to active imaginations and fiction that taps into our universal human truths. Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, is a picture book biography about Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, who changed Ghana's perception of people with disabilities.