Tanya Lee Stone

Website: https://tanyastone.com
Tanya Lee Stone is best known for telling little-known or unknown stories of women and people of color. She writes MG/YA narrative nonfiction such as Girl Rising, Almost Astronauts and Courage Has No Color, and nonfiction picture books such as Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? and The House that Jane Built. Her work has been recognized by the NAACP Image Award, Robert F. Sibert Medal, Golden Kite Award, Bank Street Flora Straus Steiglitz Award, Jane Addams Honor, YALSA Nonfiction Finalist, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, NPR Best Books, and NCTE Orbis Pictus Honors. She is also the author of the YA verse novel, A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl, which was a Top Ten Banned Book. Stone studied English at Oberlin College, later earned a Masters Degree, and was an editor of children's nonfiction for many years before becoming a writer. She teaches writing at Champlain College. Forthcoming books include A Story of War, A Story of Peace, Who Says Women Can't Be Computer Programmers? and Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented.

Events

Read-Aloud SANDY’S CIRCUS and WHO SAYS WOMEN CAN’T BE DOCTORS!? (ages 4-8)

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Spend the morning with award-winning author Tanya Lee Stone as she… Read More »Read-Aloud SANDY’S CIRCUS and WHO SAYS WOMEN CAN’T BE DOCTORS!? (ages 4-8)