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.
|2020||For Spacious Skies: Katharine Lee Bates and the Inspiration for "America the Beautiful"||Olga Baumert||32|
|2019||Martin and Anne||Yevgenia Nayberg||32|
|2018||The Queen and the First Christmas Tree||Luisa Uribe||32|
|2018||Irving Berlin||James Rey Sanchez||32|
|2018||Charlie Takes His Shot||John Joven||32|
|2017||Manjhi Moves a Mountain||Danny Popovici||32|
|2016||The William Hoy Story||Jez Tuya||32|