Barbara Kerley

Books by This Author

A Little Peace

Age Level: 6-9
"All it takes is…one hand/One smile/A single voice…" to achieve it; and children everywhere can "spread a little peace". Full color photographs taken around the world (and sourced at the end) along with a concluding note from the president of the U.S. Institute of Peace concludes this exceptional concept book.

One World, One Day

Age Level: 3-6
Language: English

Every day children around the world awake to begin their days having breakfast, going to school, coming home to families. A poetic text combines with photographs from myriad countries to visually highlight the richness of the world and its people.

The Extraordinary Mark Twain

Illustrated by: Edwin Fotheringham
Age Level: 6-9
Mark Twain's daughter, Susy, writes a journal to set the record straight about her famous writer father. Cleverly formatted as a book within a book, illustrations, journal, and narration (in Susy's voice) present a readable, engaging, and documented look at the writer and his family.

Those Rebels, John & Tom

Illustrated by: Edwin Fotheringham
Age Level: 6-9
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were very different in everything from appearance to what they liked to do. But they agreed on one thing: King George of England was a tyrant! This lighter look at American history is factual and informative and may be just the introduction to Independence Day as well as two of its key figures.

What to Do About Alice?

Age Level: 6-9
What must it be like to live in the White House, especially if you’re not at all like other children of your time? Read about Alice — Theodore Roosevelt’s oldest child — and her unconventional approach to life in the White House.