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Robert Burleigh

Robert Burleigh

ROBERT BURLEIGH has written children's books about many well-known Americans, including Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh and Who Said That? Famous Americans Speak. He lives with his wife in Chicago, Illinois.

Wilbur Wright Meets Lady Liberty

Robert Burleigh; illustrated by Wendell Minor
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In Robert Burleigh's nonfiction picture book Wilbur Wright Meets Lady Liberty, illustrated by Wendell Minor, two American icons meet during Wilbur Wright's dramatic flight circling...

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Tiny Bird

Robert Burleigh; illustrated by Wendell Minor
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Robert Burleigh's narrative nonfiction picture book follows a hummingbird’s migration south for the winter, with stunning art by Wendell Minor.

When the last summer...

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Edward Hopper Paints His World

Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris...

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Abraham Lincoln Comes Home

Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor
Square Fish
Square Fish

When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, the country grieved for the courageous president who had guided them through the Civil War. Over the course of thirteen somber days, people paid homage...

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If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond

Robert Burleigh; illustrations by Wendell Minor
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

In 1845 in Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau began a radical experiment: he built a cabin in the woods and lived there, alone, examining the world around him. He spent his days walking...

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