About Vicki

Vicki Caruana, Ph.D. is an educator and writer who seeks to encourage readers to strive for excellence through her books for parents, teachers, and kids. Vicki's books include the best-selling Apples & Chalkdust with more than 500,000 sold, titles for parents including The Joy of Letting Go, and titles for teens including Life Saver: The Ultimate Devotional Handbook for Teens. Vicki is an inspirational storyteller with a body of work that demonstrates her ability to craft poignant, engaging and life changing stories. She has written more than 500 stories and 30 books. Vicki is an associate professor of education at Mount Saint Mary College in New York where she lives with her station wagon crazy husband, Chip and their sweet spirited yellow lab, Bella.