Bachelor in Education, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas, 1973. Master of Education, University Houston, 1975.
Teacher Fort Bend Information Systems Development, Sugar Land, Texas, 1973—1988. Elementary school library Katy Information Systems Development, Sugar Land and Katy, since 1988. Writer Upstart Books and Albert Whitman Public.
Member of Texas Library. Association, Authors Guild, Society Children's Writers and Illustrators (programming co-chair since 2008).
Married John Miller, August 25, 1973. Children: Chris, Marty, Bonnie.