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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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