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My very first book, even before I started writing nonfiction, was a graphic novel called The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey. I did three Harvey books – and still hope to do more some day. Meanwhile, here’s a quick video in which I answer some reader questions about the books and show how I draw the […]
While we’re all stuck at home… Here’s a short writing exercise I do a lot in schools – we take a scene from my book Bomb and write our own versions. Let me know how it goes!
When M.T. Anderson won this amazing honor last year, I teased him a bit for being old enough to win what is, sort of, a lifetime achievement award. Turns out I’m old enough too. I’ve said it many times, and I’ll say it many more – the only reason I get to do this great […]
Nice words from Booklist on my upcoming book, Born to Fly! “Sheinkin’s story-like narration puts readers right in the action, making them gasp and cheer along with the fliers… This book soars as it details these often overlooked figures from history.” [starred review]
The New York Historical Society has announced that Undefeated is one of four finalists for their 2018 Children’s History Book Prize! Readers can help choose the winner by voting – “polls” open the week of April 30. For now, here’s a really cool interview about the book – and you gotta love that they call […]
It’s an honor to see Undefeated on the list of non-fiction finalists for the CYBILS – the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards for 2017! I think we’re in a sort of golden age of true stories, and it’s great to be a part of the action. Here’s the list of the finalists, along […]
So here’s something new – me on TV! This was at the Miami Book Fair, and PBS did segments with the National Book Award finalists. I got fancy make-up and everything. And the host, Rich Fahle, was very well informed about the book and asked terrific questions.