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Barry Denenberg

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Barry Denenberg

ONE EYE LAUGHING, THE OTHER WEEPING is the third Dear America book that Barry Denenberg has written. He also wrote WHEN WILL THIS CRUEL WAR BE OVER?: THE CIVIL WAR DIARY OF EMMA SIMPSON and SO FAR FROM HOME: THE DIARY OF MARY DRISCOLL, AN IRISH MILL GIRL as well as one of the first two My Name Is America books, THE JOURNAL OF WILLIAM THOMAS EMERSON: A REVOLUTIONARY WAR PATRIOT. He is also the author of the popular non-fiction titles AN AMERICAN HERO: THE TRUE STORY OF CHARLES A. LINDBERGH and VOICES FROM VIETNAM, both ALA Best Books for Young Adults and New York Public Library Books for the Teenage. Denenberg lives in Westchester County, New York, with his family.

Barry Denenberg

Books by Barry Denenberg

by Barry Denenberg - Biography, Nonfiction

The story of famed boxing champion Muhammad Ali is more appealing and accessible than ever before when told as though it’s happening in real time, through photographs and ephemera such as report cards and training regimens, and through newspaper articles, interviews, letters to the editor and “breaking news” radio and TV transmissions that have been created by the author based on his extensive research.

by Barry Denenberg - Historical Fiction

Author Barry Denenberg brings us into the whirlwind that is the life of Princess Elisabeth of Austria. A free and impetuous spirit, Elisabeth was chosen at the tender age of 15 (over her older sister) to be the wife of Franz Joseph, Emperor of Austria. From that moment on, she is thrown into an intimidating world of restrictions and tremendous responsibilities. Feeling lonely and alienated, Elisabeth is forced to rely upon her own personal strength, which is what eventually leads her down the aisle and into an uncertain future.

by Barry Denenberg - Historical Fiction

Blinded after a terrible accident, Bess must learn to overcome her disability with the help of new friends and skills at the Perkins School for the Blind, in the wake of America's Great Depression. Bess's story will inspire all readers to be strong in the face of hardship.

by Barry Denenberg - Historical Fiction

In her diary, 12-year-old Amber describes moving to Hawaii in 1941 and experiencing the horror of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.