Books by Anita Silvey

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD by Anita Silvey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A fine introduction to a musical icon. (photographs, quotation source notes, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
Silvey examines the life of Pete Seeger, whose folk music and social activism brought both worldwide acclaim and a decade of government persecution. Read full book review >
UNTAMED by Anita Silvey
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 9, 2015

"A serviceable biography. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Jane Goodall, whose pioneering observations of chimpanzees in the wild changed scientific thinking about the differences between humans and apes, found a broader mission in conservation and education. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2012

"Who could have imagined that something as seemingly ordinary as a plant could incite such ardor and devotion? (timeline, author's note, notes, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 9-13)"
Greed! Obsession! A passion for nature and travel! All these and more have driven intrepid explorers to search for exotic plants around the globe for centuries. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 29, 2008

"A valuable resource. (author's note, bibliography, source notes, index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Silvey carefully documents a little-known side to the Civil War: the hundreds of women who fought for both sides. Read full book review >