John Adams (born Braintree, Massachusetts, 1735; died Quincy, Massachusetts, July 4, 1826) was the second president (1797-1801) of the United States. He was a direct descendant of a Mayflower voyager. Before the Revolutionary War, he helped establish the Sons of Liberty. He was Washington’s vice president, but he felt the position was useless. Children could visit a website at: John Adams.
Louise Borden (born Cincinnati, Ohio, 1949) writes books for children. Her works include The Journey That Saved Curious George and Touching the Sky: The Flying Adventures of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Children can visit her website at: Louise Borden.
Bruce Hale (born Los Angeles, California, 1957) has written and illustrated over 25 books for children. His works include the Chet Gecko series and Snoring Beauty. Children can visit his website at: Bruce Hale.
Eric A. Kimmel (born Brooklyn, New York, 1946) has written more than 50 books for children. Trina Schart Hyman earned a 1990 Caldecott Honor Award for her illustrations in his book Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins. He received Sydney Taylor Book Awards for The Chanukah Guest (1990) and Gershon’s Monster (2000). Children can visit his website at: Eric A. Kimmel.
Emily Price Post (born Baltimore, Maryland, 1872; died New York, New York, September 25, 1960) was a writer. She wrote several books on proper etiquette. For a time she wrote a syndicated column that appeared daily in about two hundred newspapers.
Henry Winkler (born New York, New York, 1945) is an actor, director, and author of seventeen books for children. He collaborates with Lin Oliver on the Hank Zipzer books. Children can visit the Zipzer site at: Hank Zipzer.