Carolyn A. Forché is an ordained minister, teacher, speaker, and author. She won the Gilded Quill Award for Colors Come From God . . . Just Like Me! and was awarded the Outstanding Service Award from the U. S. Dept of Health & Human Services. She was the first woman to be appointed to the U. S. Presidential sub-cabinet position of Director of Public Affairs for the six-state Region V and served under the administrations of President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Interestingly, while her books are written for children, they have been hailed as healing sources for adults still struggling with childhood hurts. Carolyn is from Houston, Texas.