Diana Harmon Asher is the author of Sidetracked, which was an ABA Indies Introduce Book and an ALA Notable Children’s Book. She is the mother of three grown sons and has been involved in reading and writing programs at the nonprofit organization the Children’s Village and at Mt. Pleasant Blythedale School for many years. She lives with her husband, Henry, and their dog, Cody, and cat, Chester, in Westchester, New York.
"Asher draws readers so deeply into the drama of these young thespians’ lives that rooting for them is easier than flubbing a line on the first day off-book." — Kirkus Reviews
"Hand to fans of Andrew Keenan-Bolger’s “Jack and Louisa” books or Tim Federle’s “Nate” series, as well as to the school theatre crowd and shy girls everywhere." — School Library Journal
"Readers who participate in chorus or theater will appreciate the articulate portrayal of the work, the tension, the camaraderie, and the occasional magic of those experiences." — Booklist