Patti Sinclair is an author, editor and former children's librarian. She has edited and contributed to the CSLP manuals since 2003, and has conducted summer library program workshops in over ten states. She is also a monthly contributor to LibrarySparks magazine. Patti is the author of E for Environment: An Annotated Bibliography of Children's Books with Environmental Themes (R.R. Bowker, 1992), Act Up: Theater Games and Fillers (Upstart Books, 2009), Six Steps to Reading (Upstart Books, 2011), and is the former editor of Children's Magazine Guide, A Subject Index to Children's Magazines. Patti lives in Madison, WI.