Heather Murphy Capps

HEATHER MURPHY CAPPS is the author of Upper Middle-Grade books Indigo and Ida (2023 Lerner/Carolrhoda Books) and The Rule of Three (2024 Lerner/Carolrhoda Books). Heather writes about history, social justice, science, & magic. She is a mother of two and an education equity activist. As a biracial author, Heather is passionate about creating diversity in publishing. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Indigo and Ida, has been called “moving and inspiring,” received two starred reviews, made Booklist’s 2023 “Top 10 First Novels for Youth,” and was a finalist in the Jane Addams 2024 Children’s Book Awards. Her website is heathermurphycapps.com; Instagram is @hmcwrites.