Bio: Melody Fitzpatrick is the author of the upcoming middle grade fictional series, Hannah Smart. Book one, Operation Josh Taylor, is set for release Fall 2015. When she's not writing, she works as an Educational Program Assistant in the Halifax School System, where everyday she encourages students to find their "awesomeness". Melody is a wife, and a mother of two super busy and talented teenagers, one obsessed with sports, the other with music. Her kids are not only the inspiration for her work, they are also her front line editors and her most demanding critics. Melody has a BA in Modern Languages and has studied Writing for Children through the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia.