<JudyBaer is the author of Steeple Hill Cafe's launch title THE WHITNEY CHRONICLES. Judy is well-known for her inspirational YA titles. Her bestselling "Cedar River Daydreams" series, published in the 1990s, has over 1.25 million copies in print. She has written more than 65 books for Harlequin, Bethany House, Zondervan, Thomas Nelson, Tyndale, School Book Fairs, Ballantine/Ivy, Bantam, Silhouette and Guideposts Book Division. She's a two-time RITA finalist and has received the "Angel" award for Christian books. Her books have appeared on Christian YA market bestseller lists. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a major in English and education and a minor in religion. The mother of two and stepmother of three, she now has lots of family to enjoy.