Randall Platt is the author of 7 previously published young adult and middle grade novels. Her books have won the prestigious Willa Award for teen fiction twice, in 2010 and 2013, the Will Rodgers Medallion twice for Best Historical Fiction, and the Keystone Reading Award. She is a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Young Adult fiction in 2013. Her books have also been recognized as a "best book" by the American Library Association and by the New York Public Library. Her book, The Four Arrows of Fe-As-Ko was adapted and produced as a 2 hour TV movie titled Promise the Moon.