Gail Carson Levine’s first published novel, Ella Enchanted, won a Newbery Honor, became a bestseller, and was the basis for a popular movie. A retelling of the classic Cinderella tale, Ella Enchanted was only the beginning for Levine. She has written nine more books and is still going strong. But Levine’s road to success was not easy. She wrote dozens of books and took many writing classes before her work was ever published. Gail Carson Levine is a well-crafted and colorfully illustrated biography that tells the story of one woman’s inspiring path from struggling writer to famous author.