CATHERINE RYAN HYDE
Catherine Hyde says that photography is one of her favorite activities. She enjoys taking photographs of wildlife and landscapes while traveling the world. Catherine is also the author of 32 published books, including Allie and Bea, which is excerpted in Sanctuary's April issue. Her bestselling 1999 novel, Pay It Forward, made the American Library Association’s Best Books for Young Adults list. Catherine is also the founder and former president of the Pay It Forward Foundation and a professional public speaker.