Susan Cooper is one of my favorite authors. Discover her and her books at
J.K. Rowling is of course one of my personal heroines. Here is the link for
Ember lives in an area of North Carolina that was the original home of the
Cherokee Indians. Cherokee Indian legends will be referenced in my books,
and I will also have some Cherokee Indian characters in future books. Learn
more about Cherokee culture and history
on the cultural page of the official Cherokee website.
In the second book, the Cherokee language will be part of the story. To learn
words in Cherokee try these two links.
Cherokee/English dictionary-- Type in an English word and it will give
you the Cherokee word!
If you want to scan through a list of words translated into Cherokee, this is
site. It also shows how to write the word in Cherokee!