Phyllis Reynolds Naylor enjoys writing about the Hatford boys and the Malloy girls because the books take place in her husband's home state, West Virginia. The town of Buckman in the stories is really Buckhannon, where her husband spent most of his growing-up years. Mrs. Naylor plans to write one book for each month that the girls are in Buckman, though who knows whether or not they will move back to Ohio at the end? Phyllis Reynolds Naylor is the author of more than a hundred books, a number of which are set in West Virginia, including the Newbery Award-winning Shiloh and the other two books in the Shiloh triology, Shiloh Season and Saving Shiloh. She and her husband live in Bethesda, Maryland.Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds is the author of 'Girls Get Even' with ISBN 9780440418429 and ISBN 0440418429.