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Cheryl Harness

Author of Three Young Pilgrims

42+ Works 5,195 Members 75 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

Cheryl Harness "presents history as real people with real personalities rather than as dry, dusty textbook facts," according to ALA Booklist. She has written and illustrated many acclaimed historical picture books, including Ghosts of the Civil War, Remember the Ladies, and Three Young Pilgrims. show more Her days are filled with researching, writing, painting, and "gallivanting all over the country to see historic places and talk about picture books." She has ridden on parade floats for the Betsy-Tacy Society, and she likes to wear period costumes and play the harmonica at school appearances. She lives in Independence, Missouri (President Truman's hometown), with her Scottie and two cats show less

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Series

Works by Cheryl Harness

Three Young Pilgrims (1992) 990 copies
George Washington (2000) 269 copies
Ghosts of the White House (1998) 268 copies
Thomas Jefferson (2004) 213 copies
Young Abe Lincoln (1998) 183 copies
The Revolutionary John Adams (2003) 182 copies
Ghosts of the Civil War (2002) 95 copies
Ghosts Of The 20th Century (2000) 94 copies
Young John Quincy (1994) 75 copies
Young Teddy Roosevelt (1998) 57 copies
Franklin & Eleanor (2004) 49 copies
Our Colonial Year (2005) 41 copies
Just for You to Know (2006) 39 copies
Ghosts of the Nile (2004) 22 copies
Papa's Christmas Gift (1995) 20 copies
The Windchild (1991) 18 copies

Associated Works

Fog Magic (1943) — Cover artist, some editions — 772 copies
The Night Before Christmas (Cheryl Harness) (1990) — Illustrator — 292 copies
Fudge (1987) — Illustrator — 108 copies
M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet (2005) — Illustrator — 50 copies
Gus Wanders Off (1988) — Illustrator — 11 copies

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Lovely colors and great diagrams present a nice but not intimidating amount of information on the pilgrims.
 
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FamiliesUnitedLL | 3 other reviews | Jun 25, 2023 |
Independent Reading Level: Grades 4-7
 
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Koryn | 1 other review | May 4, 2022 |
An inspirational biography of Hillary Clinton and her life, documenting her early years to the 2016 campaign for the presidency. It chronicles the different roles Clinton has assumed in public service and how her work improved the lives of others. Timeline, Further Reading and Viewing, Sources, Index.
 
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NCSS | Jul 23, 2021 |
This biography combines the discoveries and innovations of George Washington Carver with other scientific endeavors of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Illustrations and timelines enhance the text. Author’s Resources, Index.
 
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NCSS | 1 other review | Jul 23, 2021 |

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