Sandy writes contemporary, realistic middle-grade stories that explore the small but extraordinary events in children’s lives. She’s passionate about investigating how children endure and persevere through everyday struggles, and how overcoming those struggles takes constant, daily acts of courage.
Extraordinary Birds is available now from Bloomsbury Children's Books! Please visit the Books page for ordering info.

“Such a tender story. You’ll root for this bird-loving girl to soar.”

— Sally Pla, award-winning author of The Someday Birds

“Stark-McGinnis adds a vivid artistic flourish with the avian theme… a gracefully written modern take on the orphan story.”