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Lisa Rao has worked in children’s publishing for over 20 years. She is currently a senior editor at Simon Spotlight, where she edits beginning readers such as the non-fiction You Should Meet series and middle-grade fiction such as the Cupcake Diaries. Before working at Simon & Schuster she freelanced at Time for Kids, Nickelodeon, and HarperCollins. Her favorite books to work on are any stories that inspire children to follow their dreams.