|About the Book|
Milton Meltzer has written 110 books, five of which were nominated for the National Book Award. With Langston Hughes, he co-authored A Pictorial History of Black Americans, now in its sixth edition. He received the 2001 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his contribution to childrens literature, the 1986 Jane Addams Peace Association Childrens Book Award, and the 2000 Regina Medal. He lives in New York City.