“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
With-One-Sky-Above-Us-Nancy-Plain-Spur-Award-Winner-for-Juvenile-Nonfiction
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.

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