Individual Author Record
Name: Brianna DuMontPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDuMont lives in Chicago. She moved there one week after graduating from college.
Biographical and Professional InformationBrianna DuMont grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She received her degree in Art History, Archaeology and the Classics. She now explores her love of history through researching and writing non-fiction books for her Changed History Series.
- Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History, Sky Pony Press, 2014
- Fantastic Fugitives: Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History, Sky Pony Press, 2016
- Weird but True Know-It-All: U.S. Presidents, National Geographic Children's Books, 2017
- Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Double-Crossers Who Changed History - forthcoming 2018
Titles At Your Library
Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History (The Changed History Series)
ISBN: 1629146455 Sky Pony Press. 2014
Fakes, frauds, and phonies. Sounds like a book filled with criminals and delinquents, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Some of the biggest names in history can be found between these pages—and the light isn’t flattering. (We’re looking at you, George I must not tell a lie” Washington.) Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History is the first book in a new nonfiction middle grade series that will explore the underbelly of history, making you question everything you thought you knew about history’s finest. Follow the fake lives of these twelve history-changers to uncover the fabrications of the famous, and the should-be-famous!
Confucius • George Washington • Pythagoras • Hiawatha • Gilgamesh • Major William Martin • William Shakespeare • Pope Joan • Homer • Prester John • Huangdi • The Turk
Fantastic Fugitives: Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History (While on the Run!) (The Changed History Series)
ISBN: 1632204126 Sky Pony Press. 2016
Think fugitives are always bad guys running from the law? Think again! The twelve fugitives in this book annoyed everyone, including queens, presidents and popes. But they didn’t let the peeved or the powerful stop them from breaking laws. They stood up for what they believed in, which could be as noble as freedom or as greedy as money. They founded countries, won wars, and even ended empiresall while on the run! Follow the twists and turns of these lawbreaking lives to learn how anyone can change the world. Even you! Just make sure you have your running shoes tied tight.
Fantastic Fugitives: Criminals, Cutthroats, and Rebels Who Changed History While on the Run! is the second book in Brianna DuMont’s Changed History series. The series includes Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History (2015) and a forthcoming book on thieves who changed history.
Fantastically fast fugitives hiding inside:
Spartacus * Cleopatra * Martin Luther * Koxinga * Mary, Queen of Scots * The Pilgrims * Harriet Tubman * Typhoid Mary * John Dillinger * Emmeline Pankhurst * Virginia Hall * Nelson Mandela
Weird But True Know-It-All: U.S. Presidents
ISBN: 142632796X National Geographic Children's Books. 2017 What's so weird about U.S. presidents? Plenty! Did you know that Abraham Lincoln was a great wrestler? That Ulysses S. Grant got a speeding ticket riding his horse – twice! Or that Benjamin Harrison was afraid of electricity? And let's not forget that President McKinley had a pet parrot that whistled "Yankee Doodle Dandy" duets with him! In this new single-subject Weird But True book, you'll have a blast learning that there's a lot of substance – and weirdness – in every president's past.