Yona Zeldis McDonough

Yona Zeldis McDonough and her mother, Malcah Zeldis, have collaborated on several children’s books, including Anne Frank. McDonough lives in Brooklyn.

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Little Author in the Big Woods

Yona Zeldis McDonough; illustrations by Jennifer Thermes
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don’t always realize is that Wilder’s...

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Available 9/16/2014

Yona Zeldis McDonough; illustrations by Bethanne Andersen
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

When Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published in 1868 it was an instant success. Louisa drew on her experiences in writing the novel, but there’s a lot...

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The Doll with the Yellow Star

Yona Zeldis McDonough; Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

A tender story about the power of love in the face of loss Nine-year-old Claudine doesn’t want to leave her much-loved home in France to go live in...

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