Books by David Stabler

KID SCIENTISTS by David Stabler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"Worthy role models all. (source list, index) (Collective biography. 10-13)"
Portraits of 16 bright lights in the scientific firmament, with particular focus on some of their lesser-known quirks and achievements. Read full book review >
KID AUTHORS by David Stabler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Lively glimpses of formative moments and budding talents. (index and bibliography not seen) (Collective biography. 9-13)"
Sixteen young authors-to-be face challenges ranging from bullies to a really big spider in this series' fourth entry. Read full book review >
KID ARTISTS by David Stabler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 9, 2016

"Noncanonical entries make this a natural companion or follow-up for Kathleen Krull's essential Lives of the Artists, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (1995). (bibliography) (Collective biography. 10-13)"
For budding artists, here's a heartening reminder that 17 unconventional greats—not to mention all the rest—started out as children too. Read full book review >
KID ATHLETES by David Stabler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"Uneven to forgettable. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
Short vignettes skim through the childhoods of a gathering of sports heroes. Read full book review >
KID PRESIDENTS by David Stabler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Lively but not reliable. (index) (Collective biography. 9-13)"
Stories from their child and teen years reveal that U.S. presidents were kids like any others­—with hobbies and families and escapades both amusing and alarming. Read full book review >