“Who doesn’t love a good story? For me, the past is an endless kaleidoscope of them, and history and biography for young readers can be as exciting as fiction.” Nancy Plain

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YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist
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Nebraska Book Award for Youth Nonfiction
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Spur Award Winner for Juvenile Nonfiction
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Spur Award for Juvenile Nonfiction

“Who doesn’t love a good story? For me, the past is an endless kaleidoscope of them, and history and biography for young readers can be as exciting as fiction.” Nancy Plain

The-Strange-Wilderness-Nancy-Plain-YALSA-Excellence-in-Nonfiction-Finalist
YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist
Light-on-the-Prairie-Nancy-Plain-Nebraska-Book-Award-Winner-for-Youth-Nonfiction
Nebraska Book Award for Youth Nonfiction
Sagebrush-and-Paintbrush-Nancy-Plain-Spur-Award-Winner-for-Juvenile-Nonfiction
Spur Award Winner for Juvenile Nonfiction
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Spur Award for Juvenile Nonfiction

EXPLORERS, ARTISTS, HEROES, KINGS, AND QUEENS

ARE WAITING FOR YOU TO JOIN THEM ON THEIR EPIC JOURNEYS
THAT LIVE ON IN NANCY’S BOOKS
>John James Audubon
>Solomon D. Butcher
>Chief Joseph
>Charles Marion Russell
>Eleanor of Aquitaine

>Elizabeth Bacon Custer
>Frederic Remington
>Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
>George Catlin
>Mary Cassatt

Listen to Nancy Plain, the President of the Western Writers of America, discuss WWA and her book
about the life of iconic Western painter, Charles Russell.

Introducing Western Writers of America’s first anthology for young readers, 
featuring 20 true and exciting tales from the American West

Nancy Plain - Award Winning Author
Photo: author’s collection

YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist ★ Western Writers of America Spur Award ★ Nebraska Book Award ★ National Outdoor Book Award ★ Booklist Editors’ Choice ★ Booklist starred review ★ Booklist “10 Best Children’s Biographies 2015 ★ Booklist “Top 10 Science and Health Books for Youth 2015 ★ Kirkus starred review ★ Kirkus “Nine Teen Titles That Adults Shouldn’t Miss” ★ Will Rogers Medallion Award ★ Carter G. Woodson Honor Book ★ Award of Merit/American Association for State and Local History ★ Notable Social Studies Trade Book ★ First Place New Jersey Press Women ★ First Place National Federation of Press Women ★ Roundup Magazine Stirrup Award ★ Represented Nebraska at the National Book Festival, 2017