Janet Sumner Johnson
Janet Sumner Johnson writes both picture books and middle grade novels. Her debut picture book, Help Wanted: Must Love Books, was the winner of the 2021 CLEL BELL Read Award and was nominated for the Children’s Choice Book Awards in Colorado (2022) and Washington (2023). Her most recent books include The Recess Genius: Open for Business, and A Bad Case of the Almosts. The first book of her upcoming middle grade mystery series, The Winterton Deception: Final Word releases in October 2023. She lives in Utah with her husband, three kids, and her dog. Visit her online at janetsumnerjohnson.com.