Claudia Mills is the author of over 40 books for young readers, including picture books (Ziggy’s Blue-Ribbon Day), easy readers (the ten books of the Gus and Grandpa series), chapter books (7 x 9 = Trouble!, Being Teddy Roosevelt, How Oliver Olson Changed the World), and middle-grade novels (Makeovers by Marcia, The Totally Made-Up Civil War Diary of Amanda MacLeish). How Oliver Olson Changed the World was named an ALA Notable Book of the Year, as well as a Blue Ribbon book by the Bulletin from the Center for Children’s Books. Dr. Mills, who holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University, is also an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she specializes in ethics and political philosophy, as well as publishing many articles on ethical and philosophical themes in children’s literature.
Member since 1981
Region: Rocky Mountain (Colorado/Wyoming)
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