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Write on, Mercy!

The Secret Life of Mercy Otis Warren

Write on, Mercy!( )
Author: Woelfle, Gretchen
Illustrator: Wallner, Alexandra
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Highlights Press, c/o Highlights for Children, Inc.
Imprint:Calkins Creek
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

Growing up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Mercy Otis Warren was fortunate to go to school with her brother. When she married Patriot James Warren, Mercy wrote in secret--poetry, plays, and about the events of her time. She wrote of the people she knew, including George Washington and John and Abigail Adams. It wasn't until Mercy was older that her literary life became known, with the publication of her three-volume history of the American Revolution. This is the first picture-book...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10 x 10 x 0.43 Inches
Book Weight:1.125 Pounds
Author Biography
Woelfle, Gretchen (Author)

Alexandra Wallner went to college at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N. Y. where she earned a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. She also met her husband, artist John Wallner. Together they created Greywood Studios. She has written and illustrated children's picture book biographies of famous writers, artists and historical figures focusing on their childhoods. What events made them who they became? She has also taught at library conferences, in international women's writing groups and done many school visits. Greywood Studios has relocated several times: Brooklyn Heights, Upstate New York, Philadelphia, Maine, Florida and now, Mexico.


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