Sherri Winston is a proud mama of two beautiful daughters. She is also a lover of cakes, sarcasm and wish fulfillment. Jada Sly, Artist & Spy, The Sweetest Sound and President of the Whole Sixth Grade: Girl Code, (Little, Brown for Young Readers) are among her latest books. The Sweetest Sound and President of the Whole Fifth Grade, were both selections for the Sunshine State Young Readers Award list of recommended reading for grades 3-5th in Florida; President of the Whole Fifth Grade was also selected to Tennessee’s recommended list and the Sound Summer Recommended Reading List for the New York Public Library. She continues to be amazed that people call her “author” and buy her books. She thanks you. All of you! Winston, a native of Michigan, spent several years as a newspaper columnist and journalist in sunny South Florida at the Sun-Sentinel newspaper. She was the recipient of the Clarion Award for journalists, as well as winner of a journalism fellowship at the University of Michigan. Winston was also a multiple-nominee for a Pulitzer Prize for her weekly lifestyle column in South Florida.