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Calkins Creek Books introduces children to the many people, places, and events that shaped our country’s history. Our picture books, chapter books, and novels—nonfiction and historical fiction for ages seven and up—combine original and extensive research with creative, energetic writing. History is key at Calkins Creek—front and center. Our authors transport their readers back in time to recognizable places with living and breathing people.

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Meet the Team

Juliana Lauletta
Juliana Lauletta
Publisher
Carolyn Yoder
Carolyn Yoder
Editorial Director
Thalia Leaf
Thalia Leaf
Associate Editor
Kerry McManus
Kerry McManus
Senior Marketing Manager
Barbara Grzeslo
Barbara Grzeslo
Senior Art Director
Chelsea Abdullah
Chelsea Abdullah
Marketing Assistant
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10 Children's Books about the Revolutionary War

Get Patriotic this 4th of July! 10 Books about the Revolutionary War

Make some time to celebrate Independence Day this year with a good read about well-known—and not too well-known—Revolutionary War figures who fought and sacrificed to grow our country. Read More

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Inspire your budding artist with these picture books about renowned art figures and their influence on the way we see the world... Read More

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