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Dianna Aston

Dianna Hutts Aston

Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of many books for children, including the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Butterfly Is Patient and A Rock Is Lively, all illustrated by Sylvia Long. The Moon Over Star, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, received a Coretta Scott Honor in 2009. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama chose The Moon Over Star to read at an inner-city school in Washington, D.C., in February 2009. In addition to writing for children, Dianna manages her nonprofit foundation, The Oz Project, and has established an annual Teen Writer’s Workshop in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where she lives. Connect with Dianna on the web at www.diannahaston.com.