ABOUT SUZANNE SLADE

  • Suzanne Slade is the award-winning author of more than 100 children’s books. She visits dozens of schools every year sharing her writer’s journey as she encourages children to pursue their dreams. You can find out more about the author, her books, and her virtual author visits via Skype at her website www.suzanneslade.com. 

    Recent picture books include:
    THE MUSIC IN GEORGE’S HEAD: GEORGE GERSHWIN CREATES RHAPSODY IN BLUE (STARRED reviews: Kirkus, Booklist, School LIbrary Journal)
    THE INVENTOR’S SECRET (NSTA 2016Outstanding Science Trade Book, CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People)
    WITH BOOKS AND BRICKS: HOW BOOKER T. WASHINGTON BUILT A SCHOOL
    FRIENDS FOR FREEDOM: THE STORY OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY AND FREDERICK DOUGLASS (CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, Amelia Bloomer Recommended Titles List, Starred Review: Publisher’s Weekly)
    THE SODA BOTTLE SCHOOL (Reading is Fundamental 2015 Mulitcultural Book List)
    Other award-winning picture books: 
    THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT (a Junior Library Guild Selection, 2013 Bank Street’s Best Children’s Book list)
    CLIMBING LINCOLN’S STEPS (Paterson Prize, CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People)
    WHAT’S NEW AT THE ZOO? (2011 Teachers’ Choice Award Winner)
    MULTIPLY ON THE FLY (2014 Illinois READS selection, 2011 Eureka! SIlver Honor Award)