Doug Wilhelm is the author of The Revealers and Falling. Born in Oregon and raised in suburban New Jersey, he studied English at Kenyon College in Ohio, then went to work as a newspaper reporter. In 1981, he left his job and traveled to Asia, where he spent two years and became a freelance writer, editor, and teacher of English in Kathmandu, Nepal. He has worked as a journalist for The Boston Globe and once wrote the words for Ben & Jerry’s ice cream containers, a job that involved getting paid to eat ice cream. He started writing for young people with a science fiction novel for the Choose Your Own Adventure series. He found he loved writing for young adults, and he’s been doing it ever since. Wilhelm often visits schools to talk about The Revealers and the issues it raises. He is six feet, ten inches tall, and lives in Rutland, Vermont.
What happens when some directionally challenged, gold-hungry bumblers join up with a trio of smart and imaginative kids? Chaos
At first, seventh-grader Casey refuses to play the key role in an intervention that will confront his dad's drinking and drug use, but then he begins to break through to the reality that no one in his family has faced before.
The sequel to The Revealers, this realistic young adult novel deals with a timely and urgent issue for adolescents and their schools—cyberbullying.