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Barry particularly likes nonfiction, and profiling mostly unknown people and events whose stories have never been told in children’s literature. He is the author of The Boo-Boos That Changed the World.
Filled with actual pictures of the white house lawn covered in sheep, as well as unique and interesting pictures of President Wilson and the First Lady, this book does a great job of spanning the historical and the entertaining.
Upon being invited to write a piece about “encouraging readers to think rather than protecting them from difficult truths,” I had to stop and think about whether or not that is in fact my central purpose when writing nonfiction books for children.