Andrew Santella

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General Information

Name: Andrew Santella

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Chicago, he graduated from Loyola University. He now lives about 50 miles outside Chicago with his wife and son.

Biographical and Professional Information

Andrew Santella is an independent writer and editor. His work appears frequently in GQ and the New York Times Book Review. He has also written for Slate, Details, the New York Times Magazine, the Chicago Reader, Commonweal, Chicago Magazine, Notre Dame Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Nickelodeon and the Chicago Sun-Times. He is the author of about sixty nonfiction books for kids, most on topics in American history. He is also managing editor of Elmhurst College’s Prospect Magazine.

Published Works

Jaques Cartier, Heinemann Library, 2002

Sleur de la Salle, Heinemann Library, 2002

Daniel Boone, Scholastic Library, 2002

Henry Hudson, Children's Press, 2002

Lewis and Clark, Franklin Watts, 2002

James Monroe, Children's Press, 2003

Air Force One, Millbrook Press, 2003

Building the New York Subway, Children's Press, 2007

Kentucky, Children's Press, 2008

Illinois History , Heinemann Library, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Jacques Cartier (Groundbreakers: Explorers)

ISBN: 1588105946
Release Date: 2002-05

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Sieur de la Salle (Groundbreakers)

ISBN: 1588105989
Release Date: 2002-03

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Henry Hudson (Watts Library: Exploration)

ISBN: 0531165779
Release Date: 2002-03

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Lewis and Clark (Watts Library: Exploration)

ISBN: 0531165787
Release Date: 2002-03

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James Monroe: America's 5th President (Encyclopedia of Presidents, Second)

ISBN: 0516242008
Release Date: 2003-09-01

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Air Force One

ISBN: 0761319263
Release Date: 2003-02-06

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Building the New York Subway (Cornerstones of Freedom: Second)

ISBN: 0516236385
Release Date: 2007-03-01

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Illinois History (State Studies: Illinois)

ISBN: 143290275X
Release Date: 2007-10-05

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Andrew Santella on WorldCat

Andrew Santella on Amazon


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