Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White

by Melissa Sweet

A mix of White’s personal letters, photos, and family ephemera tell his story, from his birth in 1899 to his death in 1985. Author’s note and a note about the art. Afterword by Martha White. Time line. Notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs and archival material. Reproductions. Full-color illustrations were done in watercolor, gouache, and mixed media.

ISBN: 9780544319592

JLG Release: December 2016

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Biography Elementary

Grades 2-6


14 books / $17.05 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition


    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Page Count


    Trim Size

    7" x 9"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 6.5, Points: 2

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 9.2, Points: 6


    Level: 1030L

    Awards & Honors

    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Nonfiction
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    NCTE Orbis Pictus Award 2017, Winner
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Nonfiction
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Nonfiction Booklist 2016 Lasting Connections, Language Arts
    Shelf Awareness 2016 Best Books of the Year, Middle Grade
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, All Ages
    Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2016: Children’s Book
    BCCB 2016 Blue Ribbons, Nonfiction
    The Nonfiction Detectives, 2016 Best Nonfiction Books for Children
    Parents’ Choice Award Winner, Nonfiction Gold
    2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
    The Washington Post Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016
    2016 Cybils Award Winner, Juvenile Nonfiction
    ILA Teachers’ Choices 2017 Reading List



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