Elizabeth Larsen, a Massachusetts resident, is the author of the Buster Harding series. Ever since she was young, Larsen wrote in notebooks aspiring her dream of becoming an author when she grew up. She says, "I also have autism but that doesn't stop me from being a writer." Larsen has been published since 2008 and hopes to receive a literary award someday.
I asked her how many books she had written and she replied with a long list. "8 Buster Hardings, Sammy and Danny, Kendra’s Decision, and Dawn’s Choice. I have two more young adults, Rebecca’s Tough Choice and Big Changes for Samantha, coming out and Buster’s book: Happy Valentine’s Day is being edited. I’m currently working on a new Buster book, The Winter Vacation Journal in New Hampshire."
Larsen enjoys writing children's books because she values education. Because of her love for education, Larsen has been volunteering at the Wilks Branch Library for seven years. The most important lesson she hopes to teach is that, "Never give up. Don’t let learning disabilities stop you from chasing your dreams."