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Nancy Churnin is the theater critic for The Dallas Morning News and author of THE WILLIAM HOY STORY, HOW A DEAF BASEBALL PLAYER CHANGED THE GAME (Albert Whitman), on the 2016 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids list, the 2017 Texas Library Association's 2X2 and Topaz lists, the 2018 Illinois School Library Media Association's Monarch Award Master List and Connecticut's 2018 Charter Oak Children's Book Awards list. MANJHI MOVES A MOUNTAIN (Creston Books), winner of the 2018 South Asia Book Award is also a finalist for the 2018 Children and Teen's Choice Book Awards, a 2017 Junior Library Guild selection, a Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2018 and a Silver Eureka Award-winner. In 2018, CHARLIE MAKES HIS SHOT: HOW CHARLIE SIFFORD BROKE THE COLOR BARRIER IN GOLF, which came out in 2018, was presented at the Ruby Bridges Reading Festival at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis on May 19. IRVING BERLIN, THE IMMIGRANT BOY WHO MADE AMERICA SING was released in May of 2018 and THE QUEEN AND THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREE will be released in October 2018. In 2019: MARTIN & ANNE. A native New Yorker, she's a graduate of Harvard University, with a master's from Columbia University Journalism School.