GIFALDI, David. American, b. 1950. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Bellingham School District, Bellingham, WA, and Vancouver School District, Vancouver, WA, substitute teacher, 1980-83; Vancouver School District, teacher, 1985-. Publications: NOVELS: One Thing for Sure, 1986; Yours till Forever, 1989; Gregory, Maw, and the Mean One, 1992; Toby Scudder, Ultimate Warrior, 1993. OTHER: The Boy Who Spoke Colors (an original folktale), 1993; Rearranging and Other Stories (short stories), 1998; Ben, King of the River (picture book), 2001. Contributor to periodicals for children and young adults. Address: 4305 NE Skidmore St, Portland, OR 97218, U.S.A.