Laurie Lawlor: author of books for young readers

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Laurie Lawlor

Dear Readers,
 
Welcome
to my web site!  Please enjoy a stroll among my books. Among my picture books, novel length fiction (including historical fiction), and nonfiction which includes my 2012 picture book — Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World.  That title
has been included on the Amelia Bloomer Project list for 2013 and has received the John Burroughs Riverby Award for 2012
Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World has also been included on the Illinois Reads List for 2014.

And Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World has been Selected for 2013-14 Macy's Multicultural Collection of Children's Literature

The Macy's Multicultural Collection of Children's Literature (2013-14) announcement reads: "Laurie Lawlor's award-winning biography
Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World (Holiday House), is one of 40 titles chosen for the 2013-14 Macy's Multicultural Collection of Children's Literature.  Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) of Washington, D.C. will distribute book collections to schools and other organizations throughout the country with a focus on reaching at-risk and underserved children.  At least one copy of Rachel Carson and Her Book That Changed the World will be provided to 3,300 classes and media centers and Boys' and Girls' Clubs around the country.  The theme for this year is "STEAM," books focused on science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.  This year's titles were selected from more than 800 books read by the RIF Multicultural Advisory Committee, the RIF Literature Advisory Board, and other literacy professionals."

I hope you will be able to revisit books you consider old friends and at the same time discover new favorites.

Happy reading    
   Best Wishes,
          Laurie Lawlor

Recent Books Prairie State Award
Muddy as a Puddle

Laurie Lawlor's books have appeared on many notable lists, including the ALA Notable Children's Books, the ALA Best Books for Young Adults, and the NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People.

Internet Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Lawlor, Laurie. Laurie Lawlor: Author
http://www.laurielawlor.com
Evanston, IL: laurielawlor.com 2002
1. Bibliography 011.3 dc-20

Laurie Lawlor on the

Simon & Schuster Publishing Site.

Laurie Lawlor on the

Holiday House Publishers Site.


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Last updated March 15, 2014