Mitali Perkins is the author of Ambassador Families: Equipping Your Kids to Engage Popular Culture (Brazos Press). She studied Political Science at Stanford University and Public Policy at U.C. Berkeley, and has written for Christianity Today, Discipleship Journal, Campus Life, With, Prism, War Cry, U.S. Catholic, and other periodicals. Mitali also writes fiction for young readers, including Monsoon Summer (Random House), The Not-So-Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen (Little Brown), Rickshaw Girl (Charlesbridge), and the First Daughter books (Dutton). She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and twin sons.