Brave with Beauty: A Story of Afghanistan

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$22.99
Publisher
Yali Books
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Pages
46
Dimensions
8.0 X 8.0 X 0.25 inches | 0.68 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
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9781949528978

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About the Author

Maxine Rose Schur is an award-winning travel journalist and the author of several books for both children and adults. As the recipient of the Joan G. Sugarman Award given by the Washington Independent Writer's Legal and Educational Fund, Ms Schur was the Baker-Nord Guest Lecturer on Writing in the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University. Her evocative rendering of daily life in an Ethiopian village Day of Delight won the Parent's Choice Award and was read by Gregory Hines on National Public Radio and recorded on CD. Maxine Rose Schur's non-fiction for adults includes the books, The Reading Woman, Enchanted Islands: Voices and Visions from the Caribbean and Solo Passages, a collection of women's diary writings accompanied by a CD of classical music. Maxine Rose Schur began her career as a documentary and feature film editor for the New Zealand National Film Unit and later became a full-time writer and editor for Addison-Wesley publishing. She has also written and edited for Hampton Brown, Scholastic, Houghton-Mifflin, Harcourt Brace, The American Girl's Collection, Radio New Zealand and the BBC. Ms. Schur was the feature writer on art and culture for the magazine, Caribbean Travel & Life. Her award-winning travel essays have appeared in numerous publications including the San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, Américas, The Los Angeles Times, Escape, Northwest Airlines World Traveler, Traveller (U.K.), Insight Guides and Salon.com. Her essays have also appeared in Traveler's Tales: anthologies published by O'Reilly and Associates, Wanderlust: Real-Life Tales of Adventure and Romance published by Random House, Paris in Mind by Vintage Books, Random House and The Kindness of Strangers published by Lonely Planet. Ms. Schur has twice won the Lowell Thomas Award by the Society of American Travel Writers for excellence in adventure travel journalism. Her latest book is the travel memoir, Places in Time which was named the best travel book by the North American Travel Journalists Association and took the Gold Award for Best Book by the Society of American Travel Writers. Maxine Rose Schur's most recent book is Marielle in Paris, which tells of the high-flying adventure of a fashion-designer mouse. A celebration of the City of Light, Marielle in Paris is beautifully illustrated by Jeanne de Sainte-Marie.
Patricia and Robin Dewitt are identical twin artists and art teachers specializing in Fine Art, Illustration, and Graphic Design. They both graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with degrees in Illustration, Robin graduating with a master's in Digital Design. Both artists have an extensive array of work experience, illustrating for publishers such as Stemmer House, Charles Bridge, Scholastic, Time Life, and many more. More information on them can be found at http: //www.dewittstudios.org.
Patricia and Robin Dewitt are identical twin artists and art teachers specializing in Fine Art, Illustration, and Graphic Design. They both graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with degrees in Illustration, Robin graduating with a master's in Digital Design. Both artists have an extensive array of work experience, illustrating for publishers such as Stemmer House, Charles Bridge, Scholastic, Time Life, and many more. More information on them can be found at http: //www.dewittstudios.org.