Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Tracey Fern

Tracey Fern
Douglas A. Robertson

Tracey Fern is the author of the picture books Buffalo Music and Pippo the Fool, both Junior Library Guild selections. She lives with her family in West Newton, Massachusetts, where she’s always on the lookout for unusual rocks.

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Howard and the Mummy
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Howard and the Mummy

Tracey Fern; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Howard Carter was obsessed with mummies. He met his first when he was a boy in England and lived near a mansion filled with Egyptian artifacts. Howard dreamed of discovering a mummy himself—especially...

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W Is For Webster
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W Is For Webster

Tracey Fern; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"A fascinating look at the determination and vision that led one man to create an essential resource." - Kirkus Reviews

From an early age, Noah Webster was an odd fellow who liked to...

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Dare the Wind
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Dare the Wind

Tracey Fern, illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Ellen Prentiss's papa said she was born with saltwater in her veins, so he gave her sailing lessons and taught her how to navigate. As soon as she met a man who loved sailing like she did, she married...

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Barnum's Bones
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Barnum's Bones

Tracey Fern, illustrated by Boris Kulikov
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Barnum Brown's (1873-1963) parents named him after the circus icon P.T. Barnum, hoping that he would do something extraordinary--and he did! As a paleontologist for the American Museum of Natural...

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