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The Boy on Fairfield Street: How Ted Geisel Grew Up to Become Dr. Seuss
She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children’s Books
Through the Wardrobe: How C. S. Lewis Created Narnia
Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton
Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott
The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library
A Poem for Peter
A Race Around the World: The True Story of Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland (She Made History)
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Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary (Growing to Greatness)
Papa Is a Poet: A Story About Robert Frost
It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus
John Ronald’s Dragons: The Story of J. R. R. Tolkien
Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards))
The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor
A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider–The Story of E. B. White
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams
Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen: The Story of Six Novels, Three Notebooks, a Writing Box, and One Clever Girl
The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne

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