Books by Nancy Churnin

THE QUEEN AND THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE by Nancy Churnin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2018

"A nice introduction to the origins of a cherished tradition for many. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A German-born princess uses her memories of home to create an English Christmas tradition. Read full book review >
IRVING BERLIN, THE IMMIGRANT BOY WHO MADE AMERICA SING by Nancy Churnin
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2018

"A book to share that celebrates an immigrant and his abiding love for his adopted country, its holidays, and his 'home sweet home.' (author's note, timeline) (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
A Jewish immigrant from Russia gives America some of its most iconic and beloved songs. Read full book review >
CHARLIE TAKES HIS SHOT by Nancy Churnin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2018

"A poignant and inspiring tale of a groundbreaking sports figure whose name and story should be well-known. (author's note, timeline) (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
A biography of Charlie Sifford, the African-American man who integrated professional golf. Read full book review >
MANJHI MOVES A MOUNTAIN by Nancy Churnin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"Heartening. (Picture book. 5-8)"
One determined man brings two villages together with a hammer, chisel, and an iron will. Read full book review >
THE WILLIAM HOY STORY by Nancy Churnin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A moving tribute to a true hero. (biographical information, timeline, acknowledgements) (Picture book. 5-9)"
William Hoy was a talented, hard-playing major league baseball player who had a profound effect on the manner in which the game is played. Read full book review >