J.J. Johnson is a teacher, counselor, and award-winning young adult novelist.
She is the author of the highly acclaimed young-adult novels This Girl is Different, The Theory of Everything, and Believarexic.
Her books have received numerous honors and have been translated into six languages.
J.J. holds a Master of Education from Harvard University with a concentration in Adolescent Risk and Prevention.
She lives with her husband, son, and rescue dog in Durham, North Carolina. There is a Little Free Library, along with and lots of gnomes and flowers, in her front yard.