Michael Teitelbaum has been a writer and editor of children‘s books and magazines for more than twenty years. He was editor of Little League Magazine for Kids; is the author of a two-volume encyclopedia on the Baseball Hall of Fame, published by Grolier; and was the writer/project editor of Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life, a character education program based on the life of Jackie Robinson, created for Scholastic inc. and Major League Baseball. Michael is the author of Great Moments in Women‘s Sports, published by Gareth Stevens, and Sports in America: The 1980s, published by Facts on File. His latest work of fiction is The Scary States of America, published by Delacorte in 2007. Michael and his wife, Sheleigah, live in New York City, where they root for the Mets.