THE CHILDHOODS OF FAMOUS AMERICANS SERIES One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily read by children of eight and up -- today's youngster is swept right into history. ABIGAIL ADAMS SUSAN B. ANTHONY NEIL ARMSTRONG CRISPUS ATTUCKS CLARA BARTON ELIZABETH BLACKWELL DANIEL BOONE BUFFALO BILL WILL CLARK ROBERTO CLEMENTE DAVY CROCKETT WALT DISNEY THOMAS A. EDISON ALBERT EINSTEIN HENRY FORD BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LOU GEHRIG HARRY HOUDINI LANGSTON HUGHES TOM JEFFERSON HELEN KELLER JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ROBERT E.LEE MERTWETHER LEWIS ABRAHAM LINCOLN MARY TODD LINCOLN THURGOOD MARSHALL JOHN MUIR ANNIE OAKLEY MOLLY PITCHER POCAHONTAS PAUL REVERE KNUTE ROCKNE ELEANOR ROOSEVELT TEDDY ROOSEVELT BETSY ROSS BABE RUTH SACAGAWEA SITTING BULL JIM THORPE MARK TWAIN GEORGE WASHINGTON MARTHA WASHINGTON WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT
Meryl Henderson is a graduate of Syracuse University. In 1974, she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of fine arts degree. For over forty years, she has been working as a freelance illustrator, specializing in artwork for children. She has illustrated more than a hundred books and has contributed illustrations to countless magazines and educational books. She currently lives in Catskill, New York.