New and Recent Books 2017-18
Coming January 2018
Other new books: D-Day, The WWII Invasion that Changed History
Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All
And the Buddha Smiled
What is the Women's Rights Movement?
New Books 2017
Starred reviews Kirkus and Publishers Weekly.
Recent Books 2016
DIVE! received starred reviews from Kirkus, Booklist, and Hornbook.
Courage & Defiance: Stories of Spies, Saboteurs, and Survivors in WWII Denmark. This book explores the Danish resistance movement and the rescue of the Danish Jews. It is the first of three nonfiction titles on World War II. August 2015.
Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig. Based on Beatrix Potter's journal entries, this historical fiction picture book will be released in 2016 for the 150th anniversary of Potter's birth.
Written with environmentalist Philippe Cousteau, this picture book celebrates the impact young activists can have on a community.
A Bandit's Tale The Muddled Misadventures of Pickpocket rec
features photojournalist Jacob Riis and ASPCA founder Henry Bergh as characters. April 2016.
Illustrated by Ron Husband, a legendary animator at Walt Disney, this book is set in 19th century St. Louis and was inspired by the efforts of John Berry Meachum to keep open a school for African American children. June 2016.