Author Spotlight
Penny Colman

Penny Colman

“I became a writer because there are things that I have to say. Things that I have to write. Things that I feel passionate about, such as the importance of thinking and learning, of equality and justice, and of sharing and caring.”—Penny Colman

Penny Colman’s Rosie the Riveter was named an IRA Teachers’ Choice and Young Adult Choice and an NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book for Outstanding Nonfiction.


Born in Denver, Colorado, Penny Colman also lived in Oregon, Washington, and Kentucky before her parents settled in North Warren, Pennsylvania, a small town in the northwest corner of the state. Her father... Read More