Comments from the author about writing: Cheryl Mullenbach is an author of history books for young adults and middle school age readers. She writes about the usual people, places, and events that parents and educators expect to see in the history books. In addition, she uncovers the unusual stories that aren’t found in a typical history book. Her books inspire young people—and adults—to scratch beneath the surface of historical facts to discover the rich stories that make history real.
Literary awards received and date received:
- Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II was one of 10 books featured at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum Reading Festival in 2013. The presentation is featured on C-SPAN’s “Book TV.” The program is archived: http://www.booktv.org/search.aspx?For=mullenbach
- The American Library Association named Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win WW II to its "Amelia Bloomer Top Ten List for 2014"
Book Types: Nonfiction
Audience Types: All Ages
Genre: Biography, History
Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes
If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Fees are negotiable. Contact author to discuss.
Author's Web site: http://www.cherylmullenbachink.com
Kathryn Tumen, Publicist
Independent Publishers Group
814 N. Franklin St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Books By This Author
- The Industrial Revolution for Kids: The People and Technology That Changed the World, Chicago Review Press, 2014.
- Double Victory: How African American Women Broke Race and Gender Barriers to Help Win World War II, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 2013.
- Forthcoming: The Great Depression for Kids, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 2015.