American author best known for her science fiction and fantasy series Animorphs and Everworld.
She began writing the Animorphs series in 1996, and it came to its conclusion in 2001.
She won the 2013 Newbery Award for her book The One and Only Ivan.
Her husband, Michael Grant, co-authored many of her projects. They adopted their daughter, Julia, from China.
Jack Gantos won the Newbery Medal for his novel Dead End in Norvelt, in 2012.