Author

Nancy Churnin

http://www.nancychurnin.com/

Biography

Nancy Churnin is the award-winning author of eight picture book biographies: The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game; Manjhi Moves a Mountain; Charlie Takes His Shot: How Charlie Sifford Broke the Color Barrier in Golf; Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing; The Queen and the First Christmas Tree: Queen Charlotte’s Gift to England; For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and ‘America the Beautiful’ and Beautiful Shades of Brown, How Laura Wheeler Waring Painted Her World. Collectively her books have won a Sydney Taylor Notable, the South Asia Book Award, two Notable Social Studies Books for Young Readers, the Silver Eureka, the ILA-CBC Children’s Choices list, Junior Library Guild and more. A former theater critic for The Dallas Morning News, Nancy is a graduate of Harvard University, with a master’s from Columbia University School of Journalism. She lives in North Texas with her husband and a dog named Dog.

For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful"
Martin and Anne
The Queen and the First Christmas Tree
Irving Berlin
Charlie Takes His Shot
Manjhi Moves a Mountain
The William Hoy Story
For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful"
Martin and Anne
The Queen and the First Christmas Tree
Irving Berlin
Charlie Takes His Shot

Books by Nancy Churnin

    Manjhi Moves a Mountain
    Nancy Churnin, Danny Popovici
    The William Hoy Story
    Nancy Churnin, Jez Tuya
    Martin and Anne
    Nancy Churnin, Yevgenia Nayberg
    Charlie Takes His Shot
    Nancy Churnin, John Joven
    Irving Berlin
    Nancy Churnin, James Rey Sanchez
    The Queen and the First Christmas Tree
    Nancy Churnin, Luisa Uribe

Book Stats

7
Authored
0
Illustrated
7
Collaborators

All Nancy Churnin Books

YearTitleIllustratorPages
2020For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful"Olga Baumert32
2019Martin and AnneYevgenia Nayberg32
2018The Queen and the First Christmas TreeLuisa Uribe32
2018Irving BerlinJames Rey Sanchez32
2018Charlie Takes His ShotJohn Joven32
2017Manjhi Moves a MountainDanny Popovici32
2016The William Hoy StoryJez Tuya32

Collaborators

Danny Popovici
Jez Tuya
Yevgenia Nayberg
John Joven
James Rey Sanchez
Luisa Uribe
Olga Baumert