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Deb Aronson

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Aronson lives in Urbana.

Biography: Deb Aronson is a freelance writer who specializes in stories about people and animals who have accomplished remarkable things. She is the author of the middle-grades biography E. B. White and a contributor to Muse, a science magazine for middle-grade readers.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children; Children; Young adult readers

Deb Aronson on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Alexandra the Great :
ISBN: 9781613736456 OCLC: 945357961

Rejected by her mother and nursed by another mare, the little foal grew into a tall, skinny and scruffy filly with paltry muscles. But Rachel Alexandra grew up to become one of the most remarkable racehorses in history. Racing against bigger, stronger males, Rachel Alexandra thrived and went on to win the Preakness, the first filly to do so in 85 years, and the Woodward, a feat never before achieved by a filly. Aronson provide an emotional look at both the humans and horses who pour their hearts and souls into the world of Thoroughbred training and racing.

E.B. White /
ISBN: 1404203265 OCLC: 55657278

Rosen Pub. Group, New York : 2005.

Young readers are always interested in the lives of the writers of their favorite books. This extremely exciting, new Rosen Central series explores and celebrates the lives and work of favorite middle school and young adult authors. Chock-full of fascinating information (great for book reports and research projects!), including interviews with the authors, these books trace the path each writer has taken in developing his or her career. Each book focuses on the writer's most popular and critically acclaimed books and provides relevant insight into each writer's personal life and what it means for each author to be a writer. Extremely well-written and easy to read, these are an absolute must for any librarian. Books include selected reviews and lists of works and awards. It is impossible to imagine growing up without having read the classic books of E.B. White.