Laura RubyLaura Ruby is the author of twelve books, including ''Bone Gap'', winner of the 2016 Printz Award and finalist for the 2015 National Book Award.
''Bone Gap'' is a coming-of-age mystery about a kidnapping in a small Midwestern town, and it incorporates elements of mythology and magical realism. ''The New York Times Book Review'' called it a "lush and original young adult novel".
In an interview with ''Publishers Weekly'', Ruby characterized her award-winning novel as an "oddball" book that doesn't fit neatly into one genre. Provided by Wikipedia