Larry Dane Brimner

Author Larry Dane Brimner has written more than one hundred fifty-five books, both fiction and nonfiction, for young readers. His most recent titles have focused on the civil rights movement and include Black and White, Birmingham Sunday, and We Are One.

Larry’s books have been awarded the Robert F. Sibert Honor, the Carter G. Woodson Award, the Jane Addams Award and Honor, the Norman A. Sugarman Award and Honor for Biography, and the California Reading Association’s Eureka! Gold and Silver awards. His titles are included in the California Collection and have been selections of the Junior Library Guild. Larry’s fiction picture books and early readers have received SLJ starred reviews and been named Best Book for the First Grade, as well as receiving numerous nominations for state young reader awards. He is a frequent motivational speaker at schools worldwide and at conferences of educators.

Although a resident of the world, he resides in the often blazing state of Arizona and sometimes in the shaky state of California. Visit



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