Ben Mikaelsen is the winner of the International Reading
Association Award and the Western Writers of America Spur Award.
His novels have been nominated for and won many state reader's
choice awards. These novels include Red Midnight, Rescue Josh
McGuire, Sparrow Hawk Red, Stranded, Countdown, Petey, and
Tree Girl. Ben's articles and photos appear in numerous
magazines around the world. Ben lives near Bozeman, Montana, with
his 700-pound black bear, Buffy.