Books by Steven Salerno

THE KID FROM DIAMOND STREET by Audrey Vernick
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 29, 2016

"A forgotten star shines anew. (author's note, photographs) (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
A remarkable young woman plays baseball with tremendous skill in the early days of the 20th century. Read full book review >
THE FANTASTIC FERRIS WHEEL by Betsy Harvey Kraft
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 13, 2015

"An absorbing read for young makers and dreamers. (biographical note, sources) (Informational picture book. 5-9)"
Heeding the call to "make big plans" for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, George Ferris designed—and built—the giant observation wheel that now bears his name. Read full book review >
WILD CHILD by Steven Salerno
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A salutary lesson in jungle parenting. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A two-toothed toddler needs no wolf suit to be wildest thing of all in this high-volume prequel to a certain well-known classic. Read full book review >