Charlotte Adelsperger, a former third grade teacher, writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry for children and adults. Author of three books for adults, she has written material for all ages in more than 200 publications and compilations. Charlotte’s narrative article about the 1956 Andrea Doria shipwreck appeared in Cricket, October 2009. Her stories appear regularly in Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse and Clubhouse, Jr. She has taught writers’ workshops in six states. Her first book was for adults: When Your Child Hurts—Hope for Parents of Children Undergoing Long Term Medical Care. Charlotte enjoys speaking to children’s classes and church groups.