Kathleen West is a veteran middle and high-school teacher and semi-professional minivan driver. She graduated with a degree in English from Macalester College and holds a Master’s degree in literacy education from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Minneapolis with her hilarious husband, two sporty sons, and very bad goldendoodle. An experienced marathoner, Kathleen is excited to have recently graduated to the 40-60 year-old division of her local running club. You can find her online at WordSavvyBlog.Com and on Twitter @52BooksPlus.