Nancy Churnin is the award-winning author of ten picture books about people who persevered to achieve their dreams and make the world a better place. Among her awards: a Junior Library Guild selection, a Kirkus Star, multiple National Council for the Social Studies Notables, multiple Silver Eureka Awards, multiple inclusions on A Mighty Girl list, Sydney Taylor Notable, Towner Award nominee, Sakura Medal finalist, Notable Book for a Global Society, Anne Izard Storytellers Choice Award, and the South Asia Book Award. Dear Mr. Dickens and A Queen to the Rescue, The Story of Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadassah, will be out in October 2021. A native New Yorker, Nancy lives in North Texas with her family, which includes a dog named Dog and two cantankerous cats. Reach out to Nancy and check out free teacher guides, projects, and resources for all her books at https://www.nancychurnin.com/.