An award-winning author and enthusiastic school speaker, Libby loves to visit America's historical sites - and get kids excited about history! "Susanna's Midnight Ride: The Girl Who Won the Revolutionary War" is based on a TRUE story and also offers a STUDY GUIDE.
Susanna's Midnight Ride: Historical Research Is Fun!
Upon learning of Susanna's heroism from a descendant, Libby was determined to share her story with the world.
"Susanna's Midnight Ride" has won the following awards:
#1, Juvenile Fiction, Independent Publisher Book ("IPPY) Awards
#1, Juvenile Fiction, 2020 Pinnacle Book Awards
Finalist, Fiction: Historical, 2020 Best Book Awards
In 2019 Virginia General Assembly unanimously approved Libby's Resolution establishing "Susanna Bolling Day" in Virginia on December 5, Susanna's birthday.
Her next novel, "Dolley Madison & the War of 1812: America's First Lady" AND its accompanying study guide will publish on May 20, 2021, which is Dolley's birthday.
Libby is also a lawyer and US Army veteran. She served in the JAG Corps and was posted in Bosnia; Germany; South Korea; and Fort Lewis, WA. She is a graduate of Georgetown University cum laude and Catholic University Law School.
She lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her book-obsessed son and husband. Their zany cat, Zeke, curls up at her feet while she writes.