Shawn Johnson has accomplished a lifetime of achievements that include winning four Olympic medals, writing a New York Times
bestselling memoir, starting her own business, and establishing a career in broadcasting. Johnson is a 2007 World Champion gymnast, a 2008 Olympic women's gymnastics gold and silver medalist, and a 2006, 2007, and 2008 Olympic women's gymnastics gold and silver medalist, and a 2006, 2007, and 2008 gymnastics National Champion--all titles she attained by the time she turned sixteen. At the age of seventeen, she became the youngest-ever contestant on ABC's eighth season of Dancing with the Stars
, and in May 2009 she was crowned champion. The Flip Side
is Shawn Johnson's debut YA novel. Find out more at ShawnJohnson.com.
A.L. Sonnichsen grew up in Hong Kong and then spent eight years as an adult in China. She now lives in Washington State with her husband and five children. Red Butterfly
is her first novel. Learn more at ALSonnichsen.blogspot.com.