Storytime with Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes for My SonHeroes for My Daughter, and a number of suspense novels, including The House of Secrets. He is also the host of the History Channel television shows Brad Meltzer's Decoded and Brad Meltzer's Lost History.

Here he turns his eye and talent to books for our youngest readers, a series of biographies called Ordinary People Change the World.   This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos.The two newest titles in this best-selling series are I Am Sacagawea and  I Am Gandhi.

This event is best for ages 4 and up.

Event date: 

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 4:30pm

Event address: 

The Book Stall
811 Elm
Winnetka, IL 60093
I Am Gandhi (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780735228702
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Dial Books - October 3rd, 2017

Gandhi's peaceful revolution is the focus of this picture book, part of the inspiring New York Times bestselling biography series about heroes.


I Am Sacagawea (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780525428534
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Dial Books - October 3rd, 2017

Sacagawea, the only Native American included in Lewis and Clark's historic expedition, joins the inspiring list of heroes whose stories are told in this New York Times Bestselling biography series.


I Am Jim Henson (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780525428503
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: Dial Books - January 10th, 2017

We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this New York Times bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. This volume focuses on Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets and Sesame Street.