Ivy Ruckman is the award-winning author of fourteen books, including No Way Out, for which she also wrote the screenplay. She is a former English teacher and creative writing instructor, and has written several short stories for young readers. Mrs. Ruckman lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
"Based on a 1980 disaster in which a series of tornadoes devastated a Nebraska town. The first-person narration heightens the drama, and the pace does not slacken until the end, when the community begins to rebuild itself'." --" ALA" Booklist