Phillip Hoose

Finalist, 2001 National Book Awards
Winner, 2009 National Book Awards

The widely-acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs, and articles, including the National Book Award winning book, Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice and new The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and The Churchill Club.
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We Were There Too! Young People in U.S. History

We Were There Too! Young People in U.S. History, by Philip Hoose book cover
ISBN 9780374382520 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)

This unique book is the first to tell the story of the role young people have played in the making of our nation. It brings to life their contributions throughout American history–from the boys who sailed with Columbus to today’s young activists. More about this book >

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Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Phillip Hoose's Claudette Colving, book cover Gold
ISBN 9780374313227 Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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Phillip Hoose

The widely-acclaimed author of books, essays, stories, songs, and articles, including the National Book Award winning book, Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice and new The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and The Churchill Club.

A graduate of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Hoose was for 37 years a staff member of The Nature Conservancy , dedicated to preserving the plants, animals and natural communities of the Earth.

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