Nancy Churnin is a children’s book author who writes about people that have made the world better and inspire kids to be heroes and heroines, too. She has presented Eureka Silver Award winners Charlie Takes His Shot and Beautiful Shades of Brown at the Ruby Bridges Reading Festival at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis and the Tulisoma Book Festival at the African American Museum in Dallas. Additional honors include the 2021 National Jewish Book Award; 2022 Sydney Taylor Honor and Sydney Taylor Notables in 2022 and 2019; four Social Studies Notable Trade Books for Young People; the 2018 South Asia Book Award; two Children and Teen’s Choice Book Awards finalists; two Junior Library Guild selections; starred reviews from School Library Journal; Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly; and multiple state book lists. Her books come with free teacher guides, resources, and projects on her website.
Learn more at Nancy Churnin’s official website