Louise Capizzo is the Youth Services Manager at a public library in Scarborough, Maine. She holds a Master of Library Science degree from Simmons College. Louise has written reviews for Publisher's Weekly, AudioFile Magazine, and Kirkus Reviews. Louise has served on many local committees including the Maine Cream of the Crop committee (2001-2009), the Maine Student Book Award Committee (2006-2010), and for ALSC, the 2006 Mildred L. Batchelder Award, the 2011 John Newbery Committee, and the 2017 Robert F. Sibert Award. She also served as a middle grade and young adult nonfiction first-found judge for the 2011 & 2012 & 2015 CYBILS awards and a second-round judge for young adult nonfiction for 2014 CYBILS.
Cathy and Louise (aka The Nonfiction Detectives) may be contacted via email at thenonfictiondetectives (at) yahoo (dot) com.