Books by Nancy Carpenter

A LETTER TO MY TEACHER by Deborah Hopkinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"A valuable lesson in empathy, internalized and paid forward. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The titular letter reveals how a second-grade teacher effected positive changes in the life of a behaviorally challenged child. Read full book review >
DEAR MR. WASHINGTON by Lynn Cullen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 8, 2015

"This collaboration's clever epistolary narrative and playful pictures present a fresh, remarkably humanizing view of our first president. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Gilbert Stuart, George Washington's portraitist, had 12 children and fretted about his famous subject's unsmiling mien. These details inspire Cullen's story of three rambunctious siblings: Charlotte, James and Baby John Stuart. Read full book review >