Barb Rosenstock loves true stories best. Her picture books include: The Streak: How Joe DiMaggio Became America’s Hero, illustrated by Terry Widener, The Noisy Paint Box, illustrated by Mary Grandpre, Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library, illustrated by John O’Brien, The Camping Trip That Changed America, illustrated by Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein, The Littlest Mountain, illustrated by Mary Hall, and Fearless: The Story of Racing Legend Louise Smith, illustrated by Scott Dawson. Upcoming titles include: Ben Franklin’s Big Splash, The Secret Kingdom, and Dorothea’s Eyes.
Barb’s books have received multiple starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, and Booklist as well as recommendations from The New York Times Book Review and The Horn Book. Awards and lists include: the California Library Associations 2013 Beatty Award, NCTE Orbus Pictus Recommended List, Bank Street Best Books of the Year, Parent’s Choice Silver, NCTE Notable Social Studies Books, New York Public Library 100, Sydney Taylor Notable book, Top 10 ALA/Amelia Bloomer Book List, Chicago Public Library Best of the Best and numerous state award nominations.
Visit Barb at her website: www.barbrosenstock.com.