About the author

nancy_gentryFor thirty-three years Nancy has been teaching children to read. During this time she has read thousands of stories with her students and grandchildren. Combining this love for reading and her love for writing she began writing stories about the past for young readers. Her hope is that children will learn about history and life’s challenges through enjoyable stories.

Nancy lives in Memphis, Tennessee with her husband, Earl. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters and four grandchildren. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University and a Master’s degree in Education from University of Memphis. She currently teaches at Presbyterian Day School.