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My Name Is Not Alexander

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My Name Is Not Alexander

By Jennifer Fosberry; Mike Litwin (Illustrator)

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, Hardcover, 9781402254338, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 8, 2011


New York Times Bestseller

"Just How Big Can a Little kid Dream?"

"Who is your hero?"

Alexander takes a rip-roaring historical adventure Through his imaginative journey, Alexander discovers how great men become heroes: the roughest rider can be surprisingly gentle, a strong leader is also the most peaceful, and sometimes, being brave about what makes you different will not only help you break records, but inspire others.

Join Alexander as he learns how these remarkable men changed the world and encouraged him to find the hero within himself.

"Clever text and exuberant illustrations makes this book a perfect way to introduce kids to historical figures."
-Deborah Underwood, "New York Time"s bestselling author of "The Quiet Book"

Recognition for "My Name Is Not Isabella" National Parenting Publications Gold Award Gold Moonbeam Children's Book Award Silver ForeWord Book of the Year Award for Picture Books Gold Independent Publisher Book Award Amelia Bloomer List

Praise for the award-winning "My Name Is Not Isabella"

"Perfect for kids who are constantly imagining what they want to be when they grow up."

About the Author
Jennifer Fosberry is a science geek turned children's book writer. After working in the high tech industry in Silicon Valley and running away to Costa Rica for a few years, she returned to the San Francisco Bay Area to read, write, raise kids and not do too much housework. She lives with her husband and three children and wishes for a puppy. MIKE LITWIN is an award-winning illustrator who combines oil glazing, colored pencil, collage, and other mixed media to create scenes that serve the imagination and education of children.