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Shana Corey
I was born in Savannah, Georgia, and grew up mostly in Charlotte, North Carolina. After college I moved to New York and became a children's book editor. I’ve always loved to read and as an editor, I’m surrounded by wonderful books all day so it’s hard not to be inspired.
When I was little, my favorite books were about the olden-days: Little House on the Prairie, Maud Hart Lovelace's Betsy-Tacy books, The Little Princess, and All-of-a-Kind Family. I used to check these books out over and over again from the library-I already had them memorized but I just liked knowing... Read More


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James Goes Buzz Buzz (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Rev. W. Awdry and Shana Corey
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Trade Paperback

James is a very busy and very splendid red engine with many important things to do. He has no time to be bothered by small insignificant bees. But when a buzzing swarm find James’s warm boiler a cozy place to sit, James is driven completely buggy. What is an important engine... Read More
 





Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by James Bernardin
eBook

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With... Read More
 





Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey
Hardcover Library Binding

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With... Read More
 





Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey
Trade Paperback

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With... Read More
 





Boats!
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Mike Reed
Trade Paperback

There are big boats, small boats, old boats, and new boats--all kinds of boats. The youngest of readers will enjoy this fun, rhyming Early Step into Reading book filled with boats. Read More
 





Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Adam Gustavson
Trade Paperback

Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women’s and children’s causes as a young lawyer and wife of a politician, and finally... Read More
 





Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Adam Gustavson
eBook

Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women’s and children’s causes as a young lawyer and wife of a politician, and finally... Read More
 





Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Adam Gustavson
Hardcover Library Binding

Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women’s and children’s causes as a young lawyer and wife of a politician, and finally... Read More
 





Malala: A Hero for All
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Trade Paperback

This Step 4 Biography Reader shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Even as a young girl in Pakistan, Malala spoke up about the importance of girls’ education, via speeches and a blog. Since the Taliban regime was intent on denying girls an... Read More
 





Malala: A Hero for All
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
eBook

This Step 4 Biography Reader shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Even as a young girl in Pakistan, Malala spoke up about the importance of girls’ education, via speeches and a blog. Since the Taliban regime was intent on denying girls an... Read More
 





Malala: A Hero for All
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles
Hardcover Library Binding

This Step 4 Biography Reader shares the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Even as a young girl in Pakistan, Malala spoke up about the importance of girls’ education, via speeches and a blog. Since the Taliban regime was intent on denying girls an... Read More
 





Monster Parade
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Will Terry
Trade Paperback

Halloween is here! It’s time for all the neighborhood children to put on their costumes, march in a Halloween parade, have fun at a party, and head out for some trick-or-treating. This exuberantly rhymed celebration of Halloween includes two sheets of stickers. Read More
 





The Secret Subway
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Hardcover

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway.
 
New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets... Read More
 





The Secret Subway
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Red Nose Studio
eBook

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway.
 
New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets... Read More
 





The Secret Subway
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Red Nose Studio
Hardcover Library Binding

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway.
 
New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets... Read More
 





Stuck in the Mud (Thomas & Friends)
Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by Richard Courtney
Trade Paperback

Based on the new Thomas & Friends direct-to-DVD movie, Hero of the Rails, this Step 1 leveled reader will introduce children to reading—and the exciting world of Thomas and his friends! Read More
 

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