Those Rebels, John & Tom

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Scholastic Press
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8.94 X 12.2 X 0.36 inches | 1.13 pounds

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About the Author
Barbara Kerley is a two-time Sibert Honoree and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honoree whose award-winning biographies include What to Do About Alice?, The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), Those Rebels, John & Tom, and A Home for Mr. Emerson, all illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham; Tigers & Tea with Toppy, illustrated by Matte Stephens; and The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins and Walt Whitman: Words for America, illustrated by Brian Selznick. Kerley's books have all been praised for their lively prose, meticulous research, and artistic presentation style. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit her online at Edwin Fotheringham's stylish, award-winning illustrations have graced the pages of The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many other publications. He has illustrated numerous highly acclaimed nonfiction picture books, such as Barbara Kerley's What to Do About Alice?, a Sibert Honor Book and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book; The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy), a New York Public Library Best Children's Book; Those Rebels, John & Tom, an NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book; and A Home for Mr. Emerson, a NAPPA Gold Award winner; as well as younger fiction picture books, such as Pam Muñoz Ryan's Tony Baloney and the eponymous beginning reader series, Jennifer Hamburg's Monkey and Duck Quack Up!, a spring 2015 Indie Favorite, and Andria Rosenbaum's Big Sister, Little Monster. Ed lives in Seattle, Washington. Visit him online at
What To Do About Alice?

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book

A Parents' Choice Award Winner
Texas Bluebonnet Award Masterlist

"Kerley reveals the essence of Alice in an upbeat account of her life." -- The New York Times

*"Spectacular art." -- Booklist, starred review

*"A gleeful celebration of a fully, unapologetically led life." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

A PW Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
California Reading Association Eureka! Gold Award Winner
A School Library Journal Best Book
A Washington Post Best Book for Young Readers

Oppenheim Portfolio Gold Award
*"A masterfully perceptive and largely visual biography . . . dynamic and lovely . . . a joy to peruse." -- School Library Journal, starred review.

"A great new book." -- The New York Times

*"An accessible and inventive vision of an American legend." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review