Joyce Rockwood was born in the Midwest but has spent most of her life in Georgia. She studied anthropology at the University of Georgia, where her husband, Charles Hudson, is a professor of anthropology. Together they have immersed themselves in researching the culture and history of the Native Americans of the South. Highly acclaimed books Ms. Rockwood has written about Native Americans include Long Man's Song, To Spoil the Sun and Groundhog's Horse, as well as Apalachee, an award-winning adult novel published under the name Joyce Rockwood Hudson.
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Joyce Rockwood has written vividly and beautifully about the Cherokees before. This warm, amusing novel, which takes place in 1750, shows the same brilliance, but with a lighter touch. It is about...