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Michael Burgan

  • 5 stars across 65 books
    Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.
    4th August 2011

    Ethics of Food Pack A of 5

    This engaging, cross-curricular series introduces and explains the ethical issues and big business behind what we eat, a... More

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    15th September 2010

    Front-Page Lives: Pack A

    A series of biographies featuring people that have changed the world we live in.... More

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    4th August 2011

    Making Food Choices

    This title discusses how the models can change and how we can make a difference every time we shop for food. Explains w... More

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    30th January 2014

    Hillary Clinton

    What makes Hillary Clinton extraordinary? Read this book to find out. This title explores her childhood in Chicago, USA,... More

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    30th January 2014

    Extraordinary Women Pack A of 6

    What makes some famous women extraordinary? Read this series to find out. Each title explores a respected female figure'... More

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    15th April 2010

    Graphic History Pack A

    Series brings history to life using high-interest topics. These graphic novels tell the story of important historical ev... More

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    3rd July 2014

    John F. Kennedy

    An accessible, in-depth biography of John F. Kennedy that covers key events in his presidency, such as the Vietnam War, ... More

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    15th September 2011

    Science Missions Pack A of 5

    These books introduce real-world science examples that explain how scientists go about their work. By using newsworthy s... More

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    4th October 2011

    Developing Flu Vaccines

    These books introduce real-world science examples that explain how scientists go about their work. By using newsworthy s... More

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