Sylvia Whitman


Sylvia Whitman, a writer and educator, has published a slew of articles and a handful of children's history books as well as a picture book, Under the Ramadan Moon. A folklore and mythology major in college, she has always liked proverbs, particularly this one: "A book is a garden carried in the pocket." She lives with her husband and two kids in Arlington, Virginia. Visit her at


Under the Ramadan Moon

Sylvia Whitman and Sue Williams


The Milk of Birds

Sylvia Whitman