Debbi Michiko Florence

Debbi Michiko Florence is the author of Keep It Together, Keiko Carter, and the Jasmine Toguchi chapter books. Her work has been noted on several book selections including the CCBC Choices lists, and she is a Cybils award winner. A third-generation Japanese American and native Californian, Debbi lives in Connecticut with her husband, rescue dog, rabbit, and two ducks. Visit her at, or follow her on Twitter @DebbiMichiko.

Photo by Roy Thomas

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