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Marc Aronson is an author, editor, publisher, speaker, historian, and book producer. He writes a monthly column for School Library Journal on nonfiction for younger readers, and frequently speaks about boys and reading. Marc has written a number of award-winning books for younger readers, including SIR WALTER RALEIGH AND THE QUEST FOR EL DORADO, the first book to win the Robert F. Sibert Award for the best in children’s nonfiction, and THE REAL REVOLUTION: THE GLOBAL STORY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, a School Library Journal and Kirkus best book. In 2006, he was given the ALAN Award by NCTE for service to teenagers and was named the local spokesman for History Channel’s Save Our History program. He lives with his wife and two sons in Maplewood, NJ.
HP Newquist has authored more than a dozen books for both children and adults, including the critically acclaimed THE GREAT BRAIN BOOK (Scholastic, 2005). To prepare for this book, Mr. Newquist went scuba diving with sharks in Australia, climbed the Great Pyramid in Egypt, drove some really fast cars, learned a few magic tricks, and read more books than he can count.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Curiosities and wonders -- Juvenile literature.
Boys -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Boys -- Recreation -- Juvenile literature.