Leda Schubert * Writer and Teacher
TRAILBLAZER: THE STORY OF RAVEN WILKINSON
A picture book biography of the first African-American ballerina in a major touring troupe. To be illustrated by Theodore Taylor III; coming in 2018 from little bee press.
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(Click on each title for complete information.)
LISTEN: HOW PETE SEEGER GOT AMERICA SINGING
Coming in June, 2017, from Neal Porter/Roaring Brook Press
MONSIEUR MARCEAU, illustrated by Gerard DuBois, September, 2012, Porter/Roaring Brook.
New: Click for a pdf discussion and activities guide. (Look on left of page after clicking.)
THE PRINCESS OF BORSCHT
Illustrated by Bonnie Christensen and published by Neal Porter/Roaring Brook Press. Fall, 2011.
READING TO PEANUT
Holiday House, Fall 2011. Illustrated by Amanda Haley
FEEDING THE SHEEP
Illustrated by Andrea U'Ren and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. March, 2010.
BALLET OF THE ELEPHANTS
A nonfiction picture book illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker.
Roaring Brook Press, 2006
HERE COMES DARRELL
Illustrated by Mary Azarian, published by Houghton Mifflin
WINNIE PLAYS BALL and WINNIE ALL DAY LONG
Illustrated by William Benedict. Candlewick, 2000.
Serial Novel for the Boston Globe's Newspapers in Education
TRAILBLAZER: THE STORY OF RAVEN WILKINSON. Illus. by Theodore Taylor III, coming in 2018.
Roaring Brook Press
IIlustrious home of amazing Neal Porter, editor of MONSIEUR MARCEAU and THE PRINCESS OF BORSCHT
Website of my terrific agent, Steven Chudney
Includes Roaring Brook and FSG
Caldecott winner Mary Azarian, illustrator of HERE COMES DARRELL. View and purchase prints here.
Website for Farrar, Straus and Giroux kids' books, publishers of FEEDING THE SHEEP.
Houghton Mifflin Children's Books: the publisher of HERE COMES DARRELL
Candlewick Press's website for the Brand New Readers series, which I helped develop. The two WINNIE books kicked off the series.
link to the American Library Association for further information on Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Notables, and other major book awards