I’m writing about a famous historical figure and his unsung female cousin. These titles revealed: What parts of their separate lives were told? How did they come together? What resulted from their “togetherness”?
Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by James E. Ransome
Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library exemplified use of sidebars.
Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library by Barb Rosenstock, Illustrated by John O'Brien
The heroine of Uncommon Traveler was similar to my book’s cousin, and pinpointed what to include (and leave out).
Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa by Don Brown
Lucky Pat Miller was a school librarian and teacher (so many books!) Her books include a biography: The Hole Story of the Doughnut (Spring 2016, HMH). Pat is also the organizer of NF 4 NF Children’s Nonfiction Writer’s Conference.