Books by Tanya Lee Stone

Released: Feb. 19, 2013

"A bracing, vivacious account of a pioneering woman. (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
"Women cannot be doctors. They should not be doctors." Elizabeth Blackwell received 28 rejections from medical schools before one accepted her. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 22, 2013

"An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted and important tribute to unsung American heroes. (photographs, chronology, sources note, bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10 & up)"
The fascinating untold story of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, America's first black paratroopers. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

The fascinating, dramatic story of the "Mercury 13," a group of women aviators who proved to be as courageous, intelligent and fit as any man, but who were nonetheless barred from NASA's astronaut program because of their gender. Read full book review >

SANDY’S CIRCUS by Tanya Lee Stone
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

Examining Calder's childhood and young adulthood, Stone focuses on his interest in craft and machinery. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY
Released: May 1, 2008

In lively prose well-matched by Gibbon's irrepressible images, Stone tells the story of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Read full book review >

ELLA FITZGERALD by Tanya Lee Stone
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

Explaining that the story of her subject's life was often filled with misinformation, Stone uses extensive resources to set the record straight. Read full book review >

A BAD BOY CAN BE GOOD FOR A GIRL by Tanya Lee Stone
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Jan. 10, 2006

Three high-school girls take turns relating their separate experiences with the same bad boy, a senior jock who seems only interested in one thing: "nailing" them. Read full book review >