New Book THE FOUNDING MOTHERS OF THE UNITED STATES Now Available on Amazon!
Discover the amazing, brave women who founded out country. History's heroines are extraordinary and surprising!
On the cover:
--Phillis Wheatley, Enslaved Poet
--Mercy Otis Warren, Revolutionary Writer
--Martha Washington, Fiercely Devoted
--Nanyehi/Nancy Ward--Beloved Woman and Cherokee Peacemaker
The other side of history!
The father/son relationship of George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette developed while they were under British siege. A multiple award-winning choice in history books for kids, and a compelling account in American history by a research-loving writer!
Benedict Arnold, Washington's most heroic general, betrays America to become a real-life Darth Vader. A suspenseful and exciting choice in nonfiction history books for kids, about an important moment in American history. Writer Selene Castrovilla follows the insidious plot, building tension as she studies the motivations of two men determined to destroy America.
Teacher turned soldier Benjamin Tallmadge must survive the Battle Of Long Island and save his horse. A vital moment in American history, often overlooked in history books for kids. Writer Selene Castrovilla found this account in Benjamin Tallmadge's memoir.
Selene Castrovilla is proud to be a writer who creates American history books for kids, sharing the stories of brave and determined people who wanted to rid themselves of tyranny and create better lives for their families. It is her hope that when young people read her books they make that connection. An important reason to study history is to learn about ourselves, What's in our hearts--ALL of our hearts -- never changes
Selene Castrovilla loves learning when groups donate her books to young people. These Daughters of the American Revolution gifted Revolutionary Friends to young students in Williamsburg, Virginia! It's so gratifying to be a writer of American history books for kids!
Meeting young readers at book events is the best for a picture book writer! This was at my launch party for Revolutionary Rogues at the '76 House--where part of the story took place! Revolutionary Rogues is my fourth contribution to American history books for kids.
Selene recently visited the Library of Congress Young Readers Center, where she discovered that two of her American history books were among their collection of good books to read for young people! It was a dream realized to be a writer contributing to America's library for youth.
These books are perfect for the Library of Congress, which has special sections history books for kids and American presidents.
Check out the beautiful card catalog behind her! Before the internet and online card searching, boxes like these were filled with typed cards, listing each book available. When you wanted to find a book you would flip through the cards. This really wasn't that long ago. When Selene was in school and wanted a book, she looked through the card catalog. It is pretty astounding to think about how technology has changed things.
Selene was honored to sign her books. See what she wrote below!
What Selene wrote inside her American history book Revolutionary Friends at the Library of Congress!
This writer cherishes her career writing history books for kids!
Here's the message Selene wrote inside Revolutionary Rogues, one of her history books for kids, at the Library of Congress.
What a thrill for the American history writer!
Selene's groundbreaking book about how George Washington's spies saved America!
In 1780 France entered the American Revolution. A French fleet was bringing crucial aid to the patriots. Did the British know? Would they intercept? George Washington needed answers--fast. To get them, he turned to his most trusted spies. "Upon Secrecy "follows the members of the Culper Spy Ring on their most daring and important mission. Washington couldn't outfight the British. Could he outspy them?
Selene Castrovilla will inscribe to you specifications and autograph.
It's the true story of the special father-son bond between George Washington & France's freedom-loving Marquis de Lafayette formed during America's war for independence! Learn about American history in a Revolutionary KidTime StoryTime, featuring one of writer Selene Castrovilla's history books for kids!
Read along with writer Selene Castrovilla on this episode of Read Out Loud on Governors Island! Selene will be reading REVOLUTIONARY ROGUES, one of her history books for kids.
Kid Lit TV taped this episode of Read Out Loud on location during the KidLit TV Children’s Book Weekend on Governors Island at a house built in the late 1800s! The island is also part of American history. The military installation on Governors Island was known collectively as Fort Columbus, and in
1878, officers’ families moved in. This house is located next to the Admirals House in Nolan Park.
An educators' guide for REVOLUTIONARY FRIENDS, a riveting American history book by award-winning writer Selene Castrovilla, who produces meticulous and riveting nonfiction history books for kids!
An educators' guide for REVOLUTIONARY ROGUES, one of writer Selene Castrovilla's history books for kids. Teach your students about this riveting moment in American history!
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