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Publication Order of Avatar Graphic Novels

Avatar: Tsu'tey's Path (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Avatar: The High Ground, Volume 1 (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Avatar: The High Ground, Volume 2 (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Avatar: The High Ground, Volume 3 (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Avatar Books

Avatar: The High Ground Library Edition (With: Diego Galindo,Agustin Padilla,Guilherme Balbi,George Quadros) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Lucy the Giant (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sparrow (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flygirl (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Orleans (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Toymaker's Apprentice (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pasadena (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Blossom and the Firefly (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Children's Books

My Little Golden Book About Misty Copeland (With: Tara Nicole Whitaker) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Disney Villains: Ursula and the Seven Seas (With: Gabriele Bagnoli) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

American Wings: Chicago's Pioneering Black Aviators and the Race for Equality in the Sky (With: Elizabeth Wein) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of What Was...? Books

What Was the Hindenburg? (By: Kevin McVeigh,David Groff,Janet B. Pascal) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? (By: John Mantha,Jim O'Connor,James Bennett) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Gold Rush? (By: Joan Holub,Tim Tomkinson) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the March on Washington? (By: Tim Tomkinson,Kathleen Krull) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Boston Tea Party? (By: Lauren Mortimer,Kathleen Krull) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Pearl Harbor? (By: John Mantha,Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Alamo? (By: Meg Belviso,David Groff,Pam Pollack) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Underground Railroad? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough,Lauren Mortimer) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Pompeii? (By: John Hinderliter,Jim O'Connor,Who Hq) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Ellis Island? (By: David Groff,Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Statue of Liberty? (By: John Hinderliter,Joan Holub) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Panama Canal? (By: Tim Foley,Janet B. Pascal) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? (By: Megan Stine,Tim Foley) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was D-Day? (By: Patricia Brennan Demuth,David Grayson Kenyon) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was D-Day? (By: Patricia Brennan Demuth,David Grayson Kenyon) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the World Series? (By: Gail Herman,Scott Anderson) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Hurricane Katrina? (By: John Hinderliter,Robin Koontz) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Were the Salem Witch Trials? (By: Dede Putra,Joan Holub) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Super Bowl? (By: David Groff,Dina Anastasio) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Great Depression? (By: Dede Putra,Janet B. Pascal) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Woodstock? (By: Joan Holub) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Are the Summer Olympics? (By: Stephen Marchesi,Gail Herman) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Declaration of Independence? (By: Jerry Hoare,Michael C. Harris) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Were the Twin Towers? (By: Ted Hammond,Jim O'Connor) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Great Chicago Fire? (By: Janet B. Pascal) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the San Francisco Earthquake? (By: Ted Hammond,Dorothy Hoobler,Thomas Hoobler) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Age of the Dinosaurs? (By: Megan Stine,Gregory Copeland) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Wild West? (By: Stephen Marchesi,Janet B. Pascal) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is Rock and Roll? (By: Gregory Copeland,Jim O'Connor) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Ice Age? (By: Nico Medina,David Groff) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Are the Ten Commandments? (By: Tim Foley,Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the World Cup? (By: Stephen Marchesi,Bonnie Bader) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Titanic? (By: Gregory Copeland,Stephanie Sabol) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Holocaust? (By: Jerry Hoare,Gail Herman) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is Climate Change? (By: John Hinderliter,Gail Herman) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Constitution? (By: Tim Foley,Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Women's Rights Movement? (By: Deborah Hopkinson,Laurie Conley) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Were the Roaring Twenties? (By: Jake Murray,Michele Mortlock) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Stanley Cup? (By: Gregory Copeland,Gail Herman) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Stonewall? (By: Nico Medina,Jake Murray) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is NASA? (By: Ted Hammond,Sarah Fabiny) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Vietnam War? (By: Tim Foley,Jim O'Connor) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Berlin Wall? (By: Nico Medina,Stephen Marchesi) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Were the Negro Leagues? (By: Stephen Marchesi,Varian Johnson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Are the Paralympic Games? (By: Andrew Thomson,Gail Herman) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima? (By: Tim Foley,Jess Brallier) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is LEGO? (By: Ted Hammond,Jim O'Connor,Who Hq) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is a Presidential Election? (By: Douglas Yacka) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Civil Rights Movement? (With: Tim Foley) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is Nintendo? (By: Andrew Thomson,Gina Shaw) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Age of Exploration? (By: Jake Murray,Catherine Daly) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is Congress? (By: David Malan,Jill Abramson) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is Black Lives Matter? (By: Lakita Wilson) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Are the Winter Olympics? (By: Jake Murray,Gail Herman) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Plague? (By: Dede Putra,Roberta Edwards,Who Hq) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Harlem Renaissance? (With: Tim Foley) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Are Castles and Knights? (By: Dede Putra,Sarah Fabiny) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is Juneteenth? (By: Kirsti Jewel) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the AIDS Crisis? (By: Tim Foley,Nico Medina) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Supreme Court? (By: Gregory Copeland,Jill Abramson,Who Hq) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was Reconstruction? (With: Tim Foley) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Women's World Cup? (By: Ted Hammond,Gina Shaw) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921? (By: Tim Foley,Caleb Gayle) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was World War I? (By: Nico Medina,Dede Putra) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Donner Party? (By: Ben Hubbard,Tim Foley) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Was the Children's Blizzard of 1888? (By: Dede Putra,Steve Korté) (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Who Was/Is...? Books

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Annie Oakley? (By: Stephanie Spinner) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Ben Franklin? (By: Dennis Brindell Fradin) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Albert Einstein? (By: Jess M. Brallier) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Sacagawea? (By: Judith Bloom Fradin) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Harry Houdini? (By: Tui T Sutherland) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Maria Tallchief? (By: Catherine Gourley) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Amelia Earhart? (By: Kate Boehm Jerome) (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Thomas Jefferson? (By: Dennis Brindell Fradin) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Helen Keller? (By: Gare Thompson) (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt? (By: Gare Thompson) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Mark Twain? (By: April Jones Prince) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Ferdinand Magellan? (By: Sydelle Kramer) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Ronald Reagan? (By: Joyce Milton) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Louis Armstrong? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was John F. Kennedy? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Charles Darwin? (By: Deborah Hopkinson) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Johnny Appleseed? (By: Joan Holub) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Leonardo da Vinci? (By: Roberta Edwards) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Thomas Alva Edison? (By: John O'Brien,Margaret Frith) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Were the Beatles? (By: Geoff Edgers) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was King Tut? (By: Roberta Edwards) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Daniel Boone? (By: Sydelle Kramer) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was William Shakespeare? (By: John O'Brien,Celeste Davidson Mannis) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Anne Frank? (By: Ann Abramson) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Marco Polo? (By: Joan Holub) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Elvis Presley? (By: Geoff Edgers) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (By: Bonnie Bader) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (By: Nancy Harrison,JohnO'Brien,Janet B. Pascal) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Neil Armstrong? (By: Roberta Edwards) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Queen Elizabeth? (By: June Eding) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Barack Obama? (By: Roberta Edwards) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was George Washington? (By: Roberta Edwards) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Pablo Picasso? (By: True Kelley) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Walt Disney? (By: Whitney Stewart) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Claude Monet? (By: Ann Waldron) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Franklin Roosevelt? (By: Margaret Frith) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jim Henson? (By: Joan Holub) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jackie Robinson? (By: Gail Herman) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Rosa Parks? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Dr. Seuss? (By: Nancy Harrison,Janet B. Pascal) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Paul Revere? (By: Roberta Edwards) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Steve Jobs? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Babe Ruth? (By: Joan Holub) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is J.K. Rowling? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Roald Dahl? (By: True Kelley) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Maurice Sendak? (By: Nancy Harrison,Stephen Marchesi,Janet B. Pascal) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Bill Gates? (By: Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Sally Ride? (By: Megan Stine) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Christopher Columbus? (By: Bonnie Bader) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Bob Dylan? (By: John O'Brien,Jim O'Connor) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Michelle Obama? (By: Megan Stine) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Alexander Graham Bell? (By: Bonnie Bader) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Davy Crockett? (By: Gail Herman) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder? (By: Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Frida Kahlo? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Ernest Shackleton? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Steven Spielberg? (By: Stephanie Spinner) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Milton Hershey? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Louis Braille? (By: Scott Anderson) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Nelson Mandela? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Abigail Adams? (By: True Kelley) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Dolly Parton? (By: True Kelley) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Theodore Roosevelt? (By: Michael Burgan) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Bruce Lee? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is George Lucas? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Were the Wright Brothers? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Ulysses S. Grant? (By: Megan Stine) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Robert E. Lee? (By: Bonnie Bader) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Clara Barton? (By: Stephanie Spinner) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Queen Victoria? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Muhammad Ali? (By: Stephen Marchesi,James Buckley Jr.,Who Hq) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Marie Curie? (By: Megan Stine) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Henry Ford? (By: Michael Burgan) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Roberto Clemente? (By: John O'Brien,James Buckley Jr.) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Susan B. Anthony? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Rachel Carson? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Julius Caesar? (By: Nico Medina) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Isaac Newton? (By: Nancy Harrison,Tim Foley,Janet B. Pascal) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Gandhi? (By: Dana Meachen Rau) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Stan Lee? (By: John Hinderliter,Geoff Edgers,Who Hq) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Alfred Hitchcock? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Charles Dickens? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Genghis Khan? (By: Nico Medina) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Sitting Bull? (By: Stephanie Spinner) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Betsy Ross? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Andy Warhol? (By: Kirsten Anderson) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Gloria Steinem? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Frederick Douglass? (By: April Jones Prince) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Galileo? (By: John O'Brien,Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Wayne Gretzky? (By: Gail Herman) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Robert Ripley? (By: Kirsten Anderson) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jesus? (By: Ellen Morgan) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jacques Cousteau? (By: Nico Medina) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Harriet Beecher Stowe? (By: Dana Meachen Rau) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Winston Churchill? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Mother Teresa? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Steve Irwin? (By: Dina Anastasio) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Woodrow Wilson? (By: Margaret Frith) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Beatrix Potter? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was J. R. R. Tolkien? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack,Who Hq,Jonathan Moore) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Richard Branson? (By: Michael Burgan) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Edgar Allan Poe? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Were the Brothers Grimm? (By: John O'Brien,Avery Reed) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jesse Owens? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Malala Yousafzai? (By: Dinah Brown) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Derek Jeter? (By: Gail Herman) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Jeff Kinney? (By: Patrick Kinney) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is (Your Name Here)? (By: Paula K. Manzanero) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Julia Child? (By: Geoff Edgers) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Marie Antoinette? (By: Dana Meachen Rau) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Seabiscuit? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Blackbeard? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was George Washington Carver? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Sojourner Truth? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Michael Jackson? (By: Megan Stine,Joseph J.M. Qui) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Maya Angelou? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Lucille Ball? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Joan of Arc? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Elton John? (By: Kirsten Anderson) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jules Verne? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Alexander the Great? (By: Robin Waterfield,Kathryn Waterfield) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Milton Bradley? (By: Bonnie Bader) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Hillary Clinton? (By: Heather Alexander) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was? Mad Libs (By: Paula K. Manzanero) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Bruce Springsteen? (By: Stephanie Sabol) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Stevie Wonder? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Were The Three Stooges? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy? (By: Bonnie Bader) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Charlie Chaplin? (By: Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? (By: Megan Stine) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Cesar Chavez? (By: Dana Meachen Rau) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Princess Diana? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Are the Rolling Stones? (By: Dana Meachen Rau) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Bob Marley? (By: Katie Ellison) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Pete Seeger? (By: Noel Maccarry) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Andrew Jackson? (By: Douglas Yacka) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Pope Francis? (By: Stephanie Spinner) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Are Venus and Serena Williams? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Alexander Hamilton? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Fidel Castro? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Lewis Carroll? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Ralph Lauren? (By: Jane O'Connor) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Coretta Scott King? (By: Gail Herman) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Chuck Jones? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Jane Austen? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Knock! Knock! Who Was There? (By: Brian Elling) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Henry VIII? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Booker T. Washington? (By: James Buckley) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is the Dalai Lama? (By: Dana Meachen Rau) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Aretha Franklin? (By: Nico Medina) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Leif Erikson? (By: Nico Medina) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Pele? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Selena? (By: Max Bisantz) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Who Was? Activity Book (By: Jordan London) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Judy Blume? (By: Kirsten Anderson) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Bono? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
What Is the Women's Rights Movement? (By: Deborah Hopkinson,Laurie Conley) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Nikola Tesla? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Napoleon? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Michael Jordan? (By: Kirsten Anderson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was H. J. Heinz? (By: Michael Burgan) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Norman Rockwell? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Where Is the Kremlin? (By: Dede Putra,Deborah Hopkinson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Stephen Hawking? (By: Jim Gigliotti) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Che Guevara? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was P. T. Barnum? (By: Kirsten Anderson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Oprah Winfrey? (By: Barbara Kramer) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is R. L. Stine? (By: M.D. Payne) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Harriet Tubman? (By: Yona Zeldis McDonough) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Mister Rogers? (By: Diane Bailey) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Who Was? History of the World (By: Paula K. Manzanero) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Sam Walton? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg? (By: Patricia Brennan Demuth,Jake Murray,Who Hq) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Jackie Chan? (By: Jody Jensen Shaffer) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Richard Nixon? (By: Megan Stine,Manuel Gutiérrez) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is Temple Grandin? (By: Robert Squier,Patricia Brennan Demuth) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Harvey Milk? (By: Corinne A. Grinapol) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Ida B. Wells? (By: Sarah Fabiny) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Is David Beckham? (By: Ellen Labrecque) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Celia Cruz? (By: Meg Belviso,Pam Pollack) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Benedict Arnold? (By: James Buckley Jr.) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Nellie Bly? (By: Margaret Gurevich) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Confucius? (By: Michael Burgan,Robert Squier) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Who Was Duke Ellington? (By: M.D. Payne) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
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The Book Smugglers' Quarterly Almanac, Volume 3(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

If you take a closer look into one of the books written by Sherri L. Smith, you will most likely come across the quote : “Bad things happen everywhere, even in the land of roses”. These are perhaps the words that can most vividly describe young adult novels, which happen to be the center of Smith’s work. And indeed who could be more competent to write about all the things that accompany a transition to the world of grown-ups than a girl whose life brought her from coast to coast of the USA, and took her to work on movies like “Mars Attacks!”, make comic books, and work in a construction company? And win some literary awards in addition? Sherri L. Smith did all of this. This is a story about working girl(s).

Sherri L. Smith was born in Chicago in 1971. However, it was not the “Windy City” where she spent her childhood. It was, in fact, New York- Staten Island to be precise. Smith was always inclined towards the art, and her persistence enabled her to get a Bachelor’s degree in film and broadcast journalism, as well as Master’s degree of Arts in Humanity and Master’s degree of Science in business. The education provided her with a lot of possibilities, and it was not long until she entered the magical world of movies. She participated in the creation of the stop-motion animation effects in Tim Burton’s famous movie “Mars Attacks!” Soon after that, Smith landed a contract with Disney, where she worked on numerous animated projects. However, after three years, Smith was ready to accept new challenges and her career took a surprising turn, as she got a job in a construction company at LA International Airport. She used this time to do some work at Bongo Comics (where she was behind “The Simpsons” comic books) and devote herself to her dream- writing a novel. That is how “Lucy the Giant ” was conceived. Upon its initial release, Smith’s first novel was welcomed with praise and it was selected as an ALA Best Book for Young People. This was just the first drop in an ocean of accolades that this novel would eventually win. If “Lucy the Giant” was a success, what then to say about “Flygirl”? This novel turned out to be a small wonder, and the Washington Post even considered it as the best book of 2012. Smith gained a very strong core of fans and that incited her to continue with writing. This was a good call, as Sherri L. Smith still manages to write acclaimed young adult novels. This prolific author just could not stick to one job and she found a new occupation in a company that manufactures costumes and monsters for the sake of film industry. Nevertheless, writing stays Smith’s main preoccupation.

As it was stated, Smith’s sphere of interest revolves around young adult novels. Is there a better way to start talking about her books than to talk about Flygirl, a gold medalist in the selection of the California Book Awards? Flygirl is a story of Ida Mae Jones, a girl with big dreams in times of trouble. It is hard enough if you live in the WW2 period, it is even more difficult if you are a woman, and it is dreadful if you are an Afro-american in the USA. Nonetheless, if you have an ambition to become a world-class pilot, that takes your case to a whole new level. It seems like an impossible mission for many people. Not for Ida, though. She is a courageous girl with some baggage- her father was a renowned pilot, and she wants to follow his footsteps. Alas, those dreams are beyond the grasp of a black girl. Not even after the army conceives an organization called “Woman Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) does Ida get a chance to get her wings. This decision drives our protagonist to take drastic measures- she makes a complex cover-up and starts presenting herself as white. Soon after she gets her position in WASP and is finally able to help her brother who is fighting somewhere in Pacific. Nevertheless, a new life that Ida has to live is going to face her with some important existential issues and she will have to be calm and act wisely in order not to go astray in the process of adjusting.

“Lucy the Giant” is the very first book written by Smith and it was published in 2002. It received many recognitions and made Sherri famous. This novel also revolves around a young heroine, who is limited by her society. This time, the place is Alaska, and the protagonist is Lucy Otswego, an unusually tall girl. Of course, as it is usually the case in small communities, “unusual” is often deemed as “gross” and Lucy gets a bad reputation. Things at home are not better. Lucy’s mother is out of the picture, and her father is a heavy drinker prone to the violent outbursts. Lucy does not have many friends, except for Sheila and her dog Bar, whom she found on the street. However, Bar soon falls ill and Lucy’s father could not care less about taking him to the vet. Lucy finally decides that she had enough and starts planning a new life, far from the coldness of Alaska and its citizens. Lucy yearns for a chance to escape, and soon after that chance shows itself in the form of a crabbing boat that is looking for crew. Due to Lucy’s strong physiognomy and sturdy stature that give her the looks of a much older girl, she is received on a boat and taken to a life changing trip in the freezing regions of Bering Sea. This is a trip that will change Lucy’s way of thinking and help her grow up.

Anyone who is even remotely introduced to Smith’s work will soon realize that this author finds particularly interesting to write about (mostly) teenage misfits, people who are at the crossroads between childhood and adult age, but do not seem to firmly stand on either of these places. That is the heart of young adult novels. If an author can correctly represent those mixed feelings, mild confusion as well as the uncertainty of mind in that delicate age, he will undoubtedly find his way to the audience, just like Smith did.

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