Individual Author Record
Name: Brandon Marie MillerPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:YA History Non-Fiction Born: in Morris, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMiller was born in Morris and grew up in Park Forest.
Biographical and Professional InformationBrandon Marie Miller earned her degree in American History from Purdue University. She writes about famous people and common folk, about great events and everyday life. Her award-winning books for young people have been honored by the International Reading Association, the National Council for the Social Studies, the Society of School Librarians International, Voice of Youth Advocates, Bank Street College, the Junior Library Guild, the New York Public Library and the Chicago Public Library, among others.Brandon encourages readers to think of history as the greatest story of all. Fiction has nothing on history for tales of courage, sacrifice, redemption, cruelty and betrayal. As a writer of history Brandon aims to inspire readers with stories of people who have struggled, overcome great odds, and made a contribution to our human spirit. It’s no coincidence that “story” is right there in the word history!Born and raised in Illinois, Brandon lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. When not researching and writing, she loves to read biographies and murder mysteries, travel, play games, attend the ballet, watch sports and old movies from the 1930s and 1940s, and enjoy great conversation. She includes her middle name on all her books so people know she is a girl named “Brandon”
*''Benjamin Franklin American Genius: His Life and Ideas'', Chicago Review Press, 2009 *''Buffalo Gals: Women of the Old West'', Lerner Publishing, 1997 *''Declaring Independence: Life During the American Revolution'', Lerner Publishing, 2005 *''Dressed for the Occasion: What Americans Wore 1629-1970'', Lerner Publishing, 1999 *''George Washington For Kids: His Life and Times'', Chicago Review Press, 2007 *''Good Women of A Well Blessed Land:'', Lerner Publishing, 2003 *''Growing Up in a New World: 1607-1775'', Lerner Publishing, 2002 *''Growing Up In the Revolution and the New Nation:1775-1800'', Lerner Publishing, 2002 *''Just What the Doctor Ordered'', Lerner Publishing, 1997 *''Thomas Jefferson for Kids, His Life and Times'', Chicago Review Press, 2011 *''Women of Colonial America: 13 Stories of Courage and Survival in the New World'', Chicago Review Press, 2016 *''Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers'', Chicago Review Press, 2013 *"Robert E. Lee: The Man, the Soldier, the Myth", Calkins Creek, 2019