All photos taken at Horizon Middle School in Ferndale. Pictured above: Steve Sheinkin (black vest) with Horizon Middle School students.
We had such an amazing day with Steve Sheinkin on January 26th, talking about his amazing new book, Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team! After two school visits (one at Lummi Nation School and the other at Horizon Middle School), we wrapped up the day with a full-house of 70 people packed in our Fairhaven Readings Gallery for a Lit Live! author visit. Thanks so much to Mr. Sheinkin and all his enthusiastic fans - we hope to see you all back at Village Books very soon!
Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories for young readers. The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights, was a National Book Award finalist and received the 2014 Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Nonfiction. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery, won both the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award and the YALSA award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Bomb: The Race to Build-and Steal-the World's Most Dangerous Weapon was a Newbery Honor Book, a National Book Award Finalist, and winner of the Sibert Award and YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War was a National Book Award finalist, a YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award winner, and a Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award winner. Sheinkin lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife and two children.