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Peggy Thomas

Peggy Thomas is the author of 20 nonfiction titles including Farmer George Plants a Nation, For the Birds: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson, and Thomas Jefferson Grows a Nation. Her books have received numerous awards including Outstanding Science Trade Book NSTA/ CBC, Orbis Pictus Recommended, and National Outdoor Books Award. She also co-authored Anatomy of Nonfiction, the only writers' guide for children's nonfiction. If she is not out conducting research, or at her desk writing, than Thomas is probably in a classroom, sharing her experiences with future nonfiction writers. For more information check out, and 

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