Grace LaJoy Henderson began writing at a very early age, keeping her first poem when she was only 12 years old. Over the years she shared her poems with family, friends, at school and at church. Her professional writing career began in 2003 when she wrote and published her first book of poetry, for which she received an endorsement from the famous author and motivational speaker, Les Brown. She went on to write over 20 books, like Writer’s Breakthrough to help aspiring authors who do not know where to begin, and her foster care story, A Gifted Child in Foster Care: A story of resilience.
Grace LaJoy’s graduate degrees are in the fields of Education, and Curriculum and Instruction. Her under-graduate degree is in Social Psychology. She has served youth in public school, church, and community settings. She enjoys talking, reading stories, and sharing poetry with youth and adult groups.
Her most recent accomplishment is completing the The Gracie Series, a set of 6 children's books.