About the author
Karen Nicksich was a teacher for almost thirty-five years. She attended college at Adams State University in Colorado and has her Master's of Education and a Gifted and Talented endorsement. Karen grew up in Upstate, New York. Currently, Karen is living in Richland, Washington with her husband John, her son William, her daughter Rachel and their two dogs Maddie and Gus. During Karen's spare time she volunteers for Love on a Leash with Maddie, a certified therapy dog. Karen's favorite activity is watching the variety of birds that visit the bird feeder in her backyard. This is the seventh book Karen has written. Her other books include "Life Lessons of a Rescue Dog", "The Time of My life", "The Tales of Maddie", "The Magical Journey of Bob Crane", and "Leilani Keeps Hawaii Beautiful". In 2019 Karen won bronze medal for the Living Now award for "Earth Angels, a documentary about Specially-abled Children." She also came in second place in the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Book Award for "The Magical Journey of Bob Crane."