Sandi Leibowitz

Sandi Leibowitz is an elementary-school librarian living in New York City. She sings classical and early music in addition to writing fantasy fiction and poetry for children and adults, and particularly loves fairy tales and myths. Her work for children appears in places like Cricket, Highlights, and Australia's School Magazines. She loves to travel; her adventures include visiting a glacier in Norway, hiking a volcanic Greek isle, meeting wild ponies in Spain and England, and flying in a hot-air balloon over the Rio Grande.

Sofie’s Cloak

Why can’t my mother be like everyone else? People look at her and shake their heads. “Touched,” I once heard Mr. Bergstrom whisper to his wife. She doesn’t even look like anyone we know. Everyone in Nordfjell has blonde hair like mine, or light...