Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author of numerous books for children and young adults. She is among Children's Health magazine's “25 Most Influential People in Our Children’s Lives,” and has been named one of the “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business” by The Network Journal. Davis Pinkney is a four-time NAACP Image Award nominee. She is the recipient of the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Award and the Regina Medal, both citations for her distinguished contribution to the field of children's literature. Her forthcoming book is Martin Rising: Requiem for a King.