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Photo by Meredith Zinner

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Shana Corey has a flair for finding the story in history and making it accessible to kids. She was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start for her first picture book, You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer!, which was also selected as a Publishers Weekly's Best Children's Books of 2000, a Booklist Editors' Choice, a Children's Literature Choice, and an Orbis Pictus Recommended Book. Shana's other books for young readers include Mermaid Queen: The Spectacular True Story of Annette Kellerman (A Junior Library Guild Selection), Milly and the Macy's Parade (an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Books Award winner) and Players in Pigtails (an ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Recommended Book). 

Shana is also a children's book editor at Random House Children’s books, where she has the pleasure of reading and editing award-winning series, middle grade and young adult novels.

Shana grew up in North Carolina and now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two young sons.

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