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J.L.Yager is a writer with a degree in journalism from Southern Illinois University. Through her experience teaching early reading and writing skills to elementary students, she is inspired to write for children. After a lifetime in the rural Midwest, J.L. Yager is exploring city life in Austin, Texas. She is a member of the Writer’s League of Texas and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and a volunteer for Austin Bat Cave.