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Barbara Kerley

Barbara Kerley is a two-time Sibert Honoree and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honoree whose award-winning biographies include What to Do About Alice?, The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), Those Rebels, John & Tom, and A Home for Mr. Emerson, all illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham; Tigers & Tea with Toppy, illustrated by Matte Stephens; and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins and Walt Whitman: Words for America, illustrated by Brian Selznick. Kerley's books have all been praised for their lively prose, meticulous research, and artistic presentation style. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit her online at barbarakerley.com.

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  1. Ages 4 - 6 (1)
  2. Ages 7 - 9 (7)
  3. Ages 10 - 13 (7)

Interest Level (Grade)

  1. Grades PreK - K (1)
  2. Grades 1 - 2 (2)
  3. Grades 3 - 5 (7)
  4. Grades 6 - 8 (5)

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  1. Non-Fiction (7)
  2. Fiction (1)

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  1. English (8)

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    The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Brian Selznick

    Ages 9 – 11 . Grades 4 – 6
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    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Edwin Fotheringham

    Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5
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    The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy)

    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Edwin Fotheringham

    Ages 9 – 12 . Grades 4 – 7
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    A Home for Mr. Emerson

    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Edwin Fotheringham

    Ages 8 – 12 . Grades 3 – 7
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    Those Rebels, John and Tom

    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Edwin Fotheringham

    Ages 8 – 10 . Grades 3 – 5
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    Tigers and Tea With Toppy

    by Barbara Kerley, Rhoda Knight Kalt, Illustrated By Matte Stephens

    Ages 4 – 8 . Grades PreK – 3
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    Walt Whitman: Words for America

    Words For America

    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Brian Selznick

    Ages 11 – 13 . Grades 6 – 8
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    What To Do About Alice?

    How Alice Roosevelt Broke the Rules, Charmed the World, and Drove Her Father Teddy Crazy!

    by Barbara Kerley, Illustrated By Edwin Fotheringham

    Ages 9 – 12 . Grades 4 – 7

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