Books by Dwight Jon Zimmerman

Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"Flawed and no longer groundbreaking in its perspective, this nevertheless offers a readable description of an essential part of American history. (time line, glossary, suggested websites, recommended reading, index) (Nonfiction. 11-15)"
A wrenching account of the injustices the Sioux endured from white men and the battles that ensued, based on Dee Brown's classic Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

"If it's not the 100-page holy grail of middle-grade biographies, it is still pretty close. (glossary, bibliography, source notes, index) (Biography. 11-13)"
More a historical narrative than a character portrait, this account of Tecumseh's efforts to create a tribal confederacy in the Old Northwest focuses on the great Shawnee leader's many battles and negotiations with then-Territorial Governor William Henry Harrison and then his disastrous—ultimately fatal—alliance with the British during the War of 1812. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2008

"Yet while it may not be the only title on Krakatoa for kids out there, this is still one of the best. (glossary, index, suggested reading) (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
"… [W]e humans inhabit this planet subject to geological consent, which can be withdrawn, at any time." Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 2, 2007

"A portrait of elite fighting men at their best that will appeal to a largely male readership."
Nuts-and-bolts accounts of Special Forces missions. Read full book review >