Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw is an award-winning children’s book author and former elementary school special education teacher who is passionate about GROWING YOUNG MINDS. Her debut picture book, I Campaigned for Ice Cream: A Boy’s Quest for Ice Cream Trucks, is the true story of a nine-year-old boy who fought town hall to get the law banning ice cream trucks changed. Her second book, Mighty Mahi, is the true tale of a wounded green sea turtle’s two-year journey back to her ocean home and the people who banded together to get her there. Suzanne enjoys speaking to schools about writing, leadership, sea turtles, and how kids can make a difference in our world. The proud momma of two grown boys, Suzanne lives in Waterford, Michigan with her husband and furry writing companion Ziggy.