Erin Downey Howerton has been helping people in public libraries of various sizes for over 20 years. Currently, she is the Youth Services manager at the Wichita Public Library, leading teams in their busy downtown urban library and across the system. She holds an MA in English from Kansas State University and an MSLIS in Library and Information Science from Florida State University, with an emphasis in youth services. Erin has reviewed for VOYA, IndiePicks, and Booklist magazines in all areas of children’s, teen, and adult fiction and non-fiction. A member of REFORMA and ALA, Erin’s past professional contributions include serving on the Margaret A. Edwards committee, chairing the Printz Award committee, and chairing the Booklist Editorial Advisory Board.