Jennifer Rosner is the author of the novel, "The Yellow Bird Sings," and the memoir, "If A Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard." Her children's book, "The Mitten String," is a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable. Rosner's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Massachusetts Review, The Forward, Good Housekeeping and elsewhere. Rosner holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University. She lives in western Massachusetts with her family.