Yona Zeldis McDonough

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.



Yona Zeldis McDonough; illustrations by Bethanne Andersen

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 more to her...

Available 11/11/2014Pre-Order

Little Author in the Big Woods

Yona Zeldis McDonough; illustrations by Jennifer Thermes

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 books are autobiographical....

Available 09/16/2014Pre-Order

The Doll with the Yellow Star

Yona Zeldis McDonough; Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root

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 America, not without...