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New Review for Born to Fly!

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]

Children’s History Book Prize Finalist Interview

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 […]

Undefeated and a lot of lists

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 […]

On TV in Miami!

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.