Jessica Kulekjian is a teacher, writer, and homeschooling mom. She has her MA in Teaching and has been an educator for almost two decades. Her passion for nature, free play, and learning inspires all her writing. She is the debut author of Before We Stood Tall: From Small Seed to Mighty Tree (Kids Can Press 2021) followed by First Notes of Spring (Bloomsbury 2022), and Hiders Seekers, Finders Keepers (Kids Can Press 2022). Jessica lives in Central California with her family. Find her online at jessicakulekjian.com. Follow Jessica on social media at Twitter or Instagram.

Before We Stood Tall is now available for pre-order. 

Jessica is represented for all literary projects by Tracy Marchini and James McGowan of Bookends Literary Agency.