Sarah Darer Littman is the award-winning author of Confessions of a Closet Catholic (2006 Sydney Taylor Award for Older Readers) and Life, After (2011 Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Teens). Her other books include Purge and the upcoming Want to go Private? (Scholastic Press). In addition to writing for young people, Sarah is a columnist for Hearst Newspapers & You can find her on the web at and follow her on Twitter @sarahdarerlitt (author) and @realsaramerica (columnist).