“Indigo and Ida is a powerful and climactic contemporary novel.” –★ Starred Review: Shelf Awareness AND “Heather Murphy Capps delivers the kind of book teachers will want in their classroom.” Amanda Rawson Hill, author of The Hope of Elephants

Heather Murphy Capps (heathermurphycapps.com) writes Upper Middle-Grade books about history, social justice, science, & magic. She is a mother of two and an education equity activist. As a biracial author, Heather is passionate about creating diversity in publishing. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Indigo and Ida, has been called “moving and inspiring,” received two starred reviews, made Booklist’s 2023 “Top 10 First Novels for Youth,” and is a finalist in the Jane Addams 2024 Children’s Book Awards. Her next book, THE RULE OF THREE, (Lerner/Carolrhoda Books), publishes in August 2024.  

Books by Heather Murphy Capps

Region: East

Categories: Middle Grade

Genres: BIPOC Fiction Historical Fiction