The Sibert medalist Sy Montgomery writes for adult and children about animals all over the world. From tarantulas in French Guiana, to pink dolphins in the Amazon, Sy explores the shared connections between humans and nature. Like Temple, Sy counts cows among her favorite animals. Sy lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her at www.symontgomery.com .
-NYPL 100 Titles for Reading & Sharing, 2012 A well written, admiring and thought-provoking portrait.--Kirkus Montgomery's book not only tells the powerful story of one amazing woman's life journey, but also has potential to help readers understand autistic people and animals.--Horn Book It isn't easy to describe how the mind of someone with autism works, but Montgomery's biography effectively breaks the disorder down for a younger audience while introducing the extraordinary life of activist Temple Grandin.--Booklist Lively, well-worded narrative...For librarians who struggle to find well-written biographies of women, this is a must-buy.--School Library Journal, starred review