Elizabeth Partridge is the author of more than a dozen books. Her most recent young adult biography, John Lennon: All I Want Is the Truth, was a Printz Honor Book. This Land Was Made for You and Me: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie won the Golden Kite for Nonfiction and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.
Candace Fleming is an award-winning author of Ben Franklin's Almanac and Our Eleanor, among others. Her latest book, The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, was a finalist for the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature.
Kathleen Krull is known for her lively, award-winning biographies for young readers, including her recent Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight.
Kadir Nelson is a widely acclaimed illustrator and two-time recipient of both the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and the Caldecott Honor. Nelson's most recent books are Change Has Come: An Artist Celebrates Our American Spirit and the children's book All God's Critters.