REINSMA, Carol. American, b. 1949. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: West Sayville Christian, West Sayville, NY, first grade teacher, 1972-79; part-time preschool teacher, 1979-89; writer and substitute teacher, 1989-. Publications: Friends Forever, 1993; A Place in the Palace, 1993; The Secret of the Ring in the Offering, 1993; The Picnic Caper, 1994; The Shimmering Stone, 1994; (with B. Bruno) The Young Reader's Bible, 1994; Wanna Trade?, 1995; With a Cherry on Top (devotional), 1997; Credo Canyon Kids, 1998. Address: 1690 Big Horn Tr., Colorado Springs, CO 80919, U.S.A.