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Steve Sheinkin

Steve Sheinkin
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Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories for young readers. The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights, was a National Book Award finalist and received the 2014 Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery, won both the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award and the YALSA award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World's Most Dangerous Weapon was a Newbery Honor Book, a National Book Award Finalist, and winner of the Sibert Award and YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War was a National Book Award finalist, a YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award winner, and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award winner. Sheinkin lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife and two children.

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Author Steve Sheinkin thanks the YALSA Committee for selecting THE NOTORIOUS BENEDICT ARNOLD as the winner of the 2011 YALSA Nonfiction Winner

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Most Dangerous

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From award-winning author Steve Sheinkin comes a tense, exciting exploration of what the Times deemed "the greatest story of the century": how Daniel Ellsberg transformed from obscure government analyst into "the most dangerous man in America," and risked everything to expose the government's deceit.

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Born to Fly

Steve Sheinkin; illustrations by Bijou Karman
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Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies—and beyond—as told by three-time National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin.

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Amelia Earhart and the Flying Chariot

Time Twisters

Steve Sheinkin; illustrated by Neil Swaab
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Two kids must un-twist history after Amelia Earhart changes course in the fourth Time Twisters chapter book by award-winning author Steve Sheinkin.

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Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler

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Steve Sheinkin; illustrated by Neil Swaab
Roaring Brook Press
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From nonfiction powerhouse Steve Sheinkin comes a hilarious new fictional chapter book series about two kids who must persuade Abraham Lincoln to play his part in history after Lincoln goes on strike.

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Abigail Adams, Pirate of the Caribbean

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Steve Sheinkin; illustrated by Neil Swaab
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

From nonfiction powerhouse Steve Sheinkin comes a hilarious new fictional chapter book series about two kids who must persuade Abigail Adams to play her part in history after she tires of life as First Lady in the White House.

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Neil Armstrong and Nat Love, Space Cowboys

Time Twisters

Steve Sheinkin; illustrated by Neil Swaab
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Using his in-depth knowledge of American history, award winning author Steve Sheinkin and illustrator Neil Swaab create exciting adventures through time with historical figures going AWOL...

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Bomb

Steve Sheinkin
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Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening...

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The Port Chicago 50

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An astonishing World War II military story of civil rights from New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin.

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King George: What Was His Problem?

Steven Sheinkin, illustrated by Tim Robinson
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New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin gives young readers an American history lesson they'll never forget in the fun and funny King...

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Two Miserable Presidents

Steve Sheinkin, illustrated by Tim Robinson
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New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin gives young readers the causes and curses that divided America into Union and Confederate...

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Which Way to the Wild West?

Steve Sheinkin, illustrated by Tim Robinson
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New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin welcomes young readers to the thrilling, tragic, and downright wild historic adventure...

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The Notorious Benedict Arnold

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The Notorious Benedict Arnold is the 2011 winner of the Boston Globe - Horn Book Award for Nonfiction.

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