Rajani LaRocca was born in India, raised in Kentucky, and now lives in the Boston area, where she practices medicine and writes award-winning novels and picture books, including Midsummer’s Mayhem
(2019) a Massachusetts Book Award Honor; Seven Golden Rings
(2020), the 2021 Mathical Prize Winner for Grades 3-5; Red, White, and Whole
(2021), an Indie Next Top Ten and Junior Library Guild Selection with multiple starred reviews; Bracelets for Bina’s Brothers
(2021) part of the Storytelling Math series, Much Ado About Baseball
(2021), a Junior Library Guild Selection with a Kirkus
starred review; and more. She’s always been an omnivorous reader, and now she is an omnivorous writer of fiction and nonfiction, novels and picture books, prose and poetry. She finds inspiration in her family, her childhood, the natural world, math, science, and just about everywhere she looks. To connect with Rajani and learn more about her and her books visit her at www.RajaniLaRocca.com
and @rajanilarocca on Twitter, Instagram, and Clubhouse.