Books by Carla Killough McClafferty

Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"An important read for young athletes and the adults who care about them. (Nonfiction 11-18)"
A well-researched and readable informational text on sports concussions provides a strong case for greater understanding and awareness of their long-term effects. Read full book review >
THE MANY FACES OF GEORGE WASHINGTON by Carla Killough McClafferty
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2011

"Suggestions for further age-appropriate reading supplement an extensive bibliography. (timeline, source notes, websites, index) (Nonfiction. 11-14)"
With the goal of boosting interest in George Washington, in 2005 Mount Vernon commissioned three life-size reproductions of him at ages 19, 45 and 57. Read full book review >
IN DEFIANCE OF HITLER by Carla Killough McClafferty
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 8, 2008

"An interesting read that shines a light on a hitherto little-known figure. (appendix, source notes, bibliography, recommended further reading, recommended websites) (Nonfiction. 11 & up)"
At the behest of the Emergency Rescue Committee, a non-governmental organization, journalist Varian Fry traveled to Marseilles, France, in the summer of 1940. Read full book review >
SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING by Carla Killough McClafferty
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 12, 2006

"There are many biographies of Curie; this one stands out in its shared focus on her discovery and its legacy. (notes, bibliography, web sites, index) (Biography. 10-14)"
An able biography tells, as the subtitle suggests, the stories of both Marie Curie and her famous discovery. Read full book review >