Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Karen Blumenthal

Karen Blumenthal is an award-winning children's non-fiction writer and a long-time journalist. Her book Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition received four starred reviews and was a finalist for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award. Later, Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929, was named a Sibert Honor Book, and Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, won a Jane Addams Children's Book Award. Karen's recent book, Tommy: The Gun That Changed America, explores the history and controversy of the famous and deadly Tommy gun. She lives in Dallas, Texas.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
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Hillary Rodham Clinton

Karen Blumenthal
Square Fish
Square Fish

“For young people who are just beginning to be interested in politics, or any of us who want a better understanding of Hillary Clinton, this book is an excellent place to start.” —Bob Schieffer,...

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Tommy
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Tommy

Karen Blumenthal
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

John Taliaferro Thompson had a mission: to develop a lightweight, fast-firing weapon that would help Americans win on the battlefield. His Thompson submachine gun could deliver a hundred bullets...

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Bootleg
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Bootleg

by Karen Blumenthal
Square Fish
Square Fish

It began with the best of intentions. Worried about the effects of alcohol on American families, mothers and civic leaders started a movement to outlaw drinking in public places. Over time, their...

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Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different
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Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

Karen Blumenthal
Square Fish
Square Fish

"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."--Steve Jobs

From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth,...

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