Publications

Two more of my new titles for Spring 2018, part of the Junior Biographies From Ancient Civilizations series from Mitchell Lane.

 

Welcome 2018!

It’s the season for author copies, and here are three of my newest    titles for 2018, from Rosen YA:

NSTA Review of Innovators

The National Science Teachers Association has recommended my book Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped the World, with 25 Projects. You can read their review here.

More New Titles for 2017!

Investigating Disasters: Floods, Capstone 2017 (as Elizabeth Elkins)

Investigating Disasters: Earthquakes, Capstone 2017 (as Elizabeth Elkins)

Investigating Disasters: Tornadoes, Capstone 2017 (as Elizabeth Elkins)

Investigating Disasters: Hurricanes, Capstone 2017 (as Elizabeth Elkins)

The Cotton Industry, Abdo 2017

Innovators, Nomad 2017

Real Monsters: Tasmanian Devil, Abdo 2017

Compiling Editor, At Issue: Book Banning, Greenhaven 2017

Hip Hop Music, Abdo 2017

Circus Science: Mind-Bending Circus Science, Capstone 2017

Circus Science: High-Flying Circus Science, Capstone 2017

Compiling Editor, Global Viewpoints: Extreme Weather, Greenhaven 2017

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love to Repair Things

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Photography

Bit Rot: Preserving the Documents Most Important to You

Teen 411: I Am Homeless. Now What?

all from Rosen Publishing

 

A  very nice review of my Roaring Twenties book, from the Asheville Citizen-Times:

 

 

New for 2017!

both from Abdo Press

 

 

Coming in January 2017!

Investigating Natural Disasters series from Capstone Press

(written as Elizabeth Elkins)

 

School Library Journal’s Series Made Simple, Fall 2016

Four of my new fall titles (The Jamestown Colony Disaster, Genghis Khan and the Building of the Mongol Empire, The Bill of Rights, and The U.S. Constitution) have received favorable reviews in SLJ’s Series Made Simple supplement for Fall 2016.

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School Library Connection Review

A nice review of the Eyewitness to World War II series from The Child’s World. I wrote the Tuskegee Airmen title:

Eyewitness to World War II review

Tuskegee

Booklist Starred Review

Two of my new titles are part of  The Child’s World series “How America Works,” which just received a starred review from Booklist. The review is for my U.S.Constitution title:

How America Works review

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 New Titles for Fall 2016!

 

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Ninja Science and Samurai Science, Capstone

Genghis Khan and the Building of the Mongol Empire, Rosen

Ancient Chinese Daily Life, Rosen

Let’s Find Out! Community Economics: What Are Producers and Consumers?, Britannica Educational Publishing

Let’s Find Out! Community Economics: What Are Jobs and Earnings?, Britannica Educational Publishing

2016

Cheer Tryouts and Training, Abdo

Spirit-Raising Cheers and Chants, Abdo

Cheer Skills and Drills, Abdo

Solving Real World Problems with Agricultural Engineering, Rosen

Eyewitness to The Tuskegee Airmen, The Child’s World

Missions of the US Air Force Combat Controllers, The Child’s World

Missions of the US Army Rangers, The Child’s World

Inquire and Investigate: The Great Depression, Nomad

2015

Mighty Military Ships, Abdo

Blake Shelton, Abdo

Supporting the Elderly Through Service Learning, Rosen

Inquire and Investigate: Civic Unrest, Nomad

Buffalo Bill Cody: Fact or Fiction?, Mitchell Lane

Rixton, Mitchell Lane

World War II Espionage, Abdo

Gluten-Free and Other Special Diets, Abdo

Working as a Plumber in Your Community, Rosen

Your Legal Rights as an Immigrant, Rosen

2014

    The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906Cherry Lake Publishing

    The California Gold RushCherry Lake Publishing

    Understanding Palestine TodayMitchell Lake Publishers

     Inquire and Investigate: The Roaring Twenties, Nomad Press

     Essential Events: D Day, Abdo

     Vo-Tech Careers: Human Services, Rosen

     True Survival Stories: Accidents and Crashes, Lerner

     True Survival Stories: Natural Disasters, Lerner

     The Science of Motorcycle Racing, Capstone

     Digital Career Building Using Digital Art and Animation Tools, Rosen

     Health Careers in Two Years: Physical Therapy,Rosen 

2013

     Careers for Teens Who Like to Write, Rosen

     History Perspectives: Bunker Hill, Cherry Lake

     History Perspectives: Titanic, Cherry Lake

     Banned Books, Abdo

     Countries of the World: Greece, Abdo

     Countries of the World: Spain, Abdo

     Military Special Ops, 4 titles

     Celebrity Bios: Booboo Stewart, Lerner

2012

   Celebrity Bios: One Direction, Lerner
   Technology Pioneers: Netflix, 
Abdo
   Technology Pioneers: Steve Jobs,
 Abdo
   Lifeline Biographies: Suzanne Collins, 
Lerner
    Supreme Court Decisions: Tinker vs Des Moines, Abdo
   Contemporary Biographies: Justin Timberlake, 
Abdo 
    Unsolved Mysteries: D.B. Cooper, 
Abdo


2011
Essential Events: The Capture and Killing of Osama bin Laden, Abdo
Essential Events: The Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami, 
Abdo
Essential Events: The Three Mile Island Accident, 
Abdo
Essential Events: The Chilean Miners Rescue, 
Abdo
African Americans in the Military, 
Mason Crest
History Digs: Colonization and Settlement, 
Cherry Lake Publishing
Essential Lives: Mark Zuckerberg, 
Abdo
Essential Events: The Oregon Trail, 
Abdo
Essential Events: Women’s Suffrage, 
Abdo
Essential Events: The Chernobyl Disaster, 
Abdo

The Cocoanut Grove Tragedy, Apprentice Shop Books

Women of the Empire State and Women of the Prairie State (contributing

          author)Apprentice Shop Books
How to Break Into Entertainment, 
Abdo
Essential Lives: Social Networking Creators, 
Abdo
Essential Issues: Natural Disasters, 
Abdo

2010

 How to Critique Stephen King, Abdo
 Essential Events: Tiananmen Square Protests, 
Abdo
 Essential Issues: The Role of Women in Religion, 
Abdo
 Our Amazing States, 16 titles, 
Rosen Publishing 


2009
Essential Issues: Poverty, 
Abdo

Our Amazing States, six titles, Rosen Publishing

Essential Viewpoints: Cosmetic Surgery, Abdo 

2008

Essential Viewpoints: Marketing to Children, Abdo 

2007

Essential Viewpoints: Obesity and Food Policing, Abdo

Essential Events: The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, Abdo

Presidents of the United States: Revolution and the New Nation, Weigl

          Publishing

2006
Building History: The National Mall, 
Lucent Books
Building History: The International Space Station, 
Lucent Books

2005
Building History: The Chunnel, 
Lucent Books 
Building History: A Nuclear Power Plant, 
Lucent Books
Building History: The Empire State Building, 
Lucent Books

 

2004
Building History: The Canals of Venice, 
Lucent Books

2003
Building History: The Hoover Dam, 
Lucent Books
Building History: The Holy City of Jerusalem, 
Lucent Books
Insect Musicians, LLI Books/Heinemann
Sometimes the Dead Can Speak, LLI Books/Heinemann

 

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