Children's Authors Set 7
The Children's Authors series gives young readers easy access to the lives of popular writers. Each engaging biography traces an author's childhood, education, and career. Readers learn how writers overcame challenges, what inspired them to write, and how they came up with story ideas. Full-color photos and historic black and white images enhance the easy-to-read text.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2017
- Spring 2017
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Biographies, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Children's Authors Set 7 – School Library Journal
These biographies provide clear and concise information for reports and may inspire aspiring writers by focusing on the authors’ childhoods, overcoming obstacles, and dedication to writing. . . . They are good additions where similar biographies are in demand.
Cynthia Kadohata (Children's Authors) – Booklist
This new addition to the extensive Children’s Authors series highlights the highs and lows of Newbery Medal winner Kadohata’s life and writing career. Starting with information about her writing technique, the narrative then delves into events throughout her life, focusing on those that most affected her writing. . . . The small square format with its graceful arrangement and pleasing design will appeal to those with an assignment as well as those who simply want to find out more about the author of a favorite book. There are ample photographs both of Kadohata and images related to her past. The accompanying text, in an appealingly large font, is concise, with most of the chapters only two pages in length. . .