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Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman

Deborah Heiligman is the author of Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith, a National Book Award finalist and winner of the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. She has written more than twenty books for children, most of them nonfiction. She graduated from Brown University, and started her writing career working for Scholastic News Explorer, the classroom magazine. She loved this job, but left when she had children and wanted to be home with them, and then she started writing her books. She is married to Jonathan Weiner, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for The Beak of the Finch.

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Vincent and Theo
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Vincent and Theo

Deborah Heiligman
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

From the author of National Book Award finalist Charles and Emma comes an incredible story of brotherly love.

The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh...

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The Boy Who Loved Math
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The Boy Who Loved Math

Deborah Heiligman, illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Most people think of mathematicians as solitary, working away in isolation. And, it's true, many of them do. But Paul Erdos never followed the usual path. At the age of four, he could ask you when...

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Charles and Emma
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Charles and Emma

Deborah Heiligman
Square Fish
Square Fish

A multiple award-winning and beautifully written exploration of Charles Darwin's life as husband, father, and scientist.

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