Books Edited by Anita

Anita Holmes, principal and sole proprietor of Anita Holmes Creative, has edited a number of books for children and young adults, many of them under the Millbrook Press and Twenty-First Century imprints. Following is a sampling of the books edited by Anita Holmes.


Collection of books edited by Anita Holmes


TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY PRESS

The Belly Gunner by Carol Edgemon Hipperson (Twenty-First Century Books, 2001). 

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Carol Edgemon Hipperson's  
The Belly Gunner  
(Twenty-First Century, 2001)
is a first-hand account  

of a remarkable American GI  
who served his country  
during WWII. 
Marginal notes relate the
belly gunner's story to 
 events in the war. 


Florida in the Civil War: A State in Turmoil by Sandra Friend (Twenty-First Century Books, 2001)

Adoptions Today: Questions and Controversies by Ann E. Weiss (Twenty-First Century Books, 2001)

No Better Hope: What the Lincoln Memorial Means to America by Brent Ashabranner (Great American Memorials Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001)

Remembering Korea: The Korean War Veterans Memorial by Brent Ashabranner (Great American Memorials Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001)

The Washington Monument: A Beacon for America by Brent Ashabranner (Great American Memorials Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2002)

Earth's Wild Winds by Sandra Friend (Exploring Planet Earth Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2002)

Ralph Nader: Man with a Mission by Nancy Bowen (Twenty-First Century Books, 2002)

 Big Bang: The Loud Debate Over Gun Controlby Norman L. Lunger (Twenty-First Century Books, 2002)

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Big Bang: The Loud Debate 
Over Gun Control 
(Twenty-First Century, 2002)  
by Norman L. Lunger examines the 
fiercely argued debate on the role 
of guns In a free society. Striving to 
present an unbiased account of this 
emotionally charged subject, Lunger 
presents both sides of the issue fairly
and completely. The book's far-ranging
discussion provides the resources
for a thorough understanding of the debate.

Ceramics: From Magic Pots to Man-made Bones by Ruth G. Kassinger (Material World Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003)

Dyes:From Sea Snails to Synthetics by Ruth G. Kassinger (Material World Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003)

Glass: From Cinderellas Slippers to Fiber Optics by Ruth G. Kassinger (Material World Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003)

Gold: From Greek Myth to Computer Chips by Ruth G. Kassinger (Material World Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003)

Ironand Steel: From Thor’s Hammer to the Space Shuttle by Ruth G. Kassinger (Material World Series: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003)

Drugs 101 by Margaret O. Hyde (Twenty-First Century Books, 2003)

Medicine’sBrave New World: Engineering and the New Geneticsby Margaret O. Hyde and John F. Setaro, M.D. (Twenty-First Century Books, 2003).

 

THE MILLBROOK PRESS

New Animal Discoveries by Ronald Orenstein (The Millbrook Press, 2001)

Wildshots:The World of the Wildlife Photographer by Nathan Aaseng (The Millbrook Press, 2001)

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Nathan Aaseng's  
 Wildshots: The World  
 of the Wildlife Photographer 

(Millbrook, 2001)  
is a spectacular book  
about the art and life  
of the wildlife photographer. 
The amazing photographs help to make 
this a book to hold and to cherish. 


Dick Cheney: A Life of Public Service by Elaine K. Andrews (Gateway Biographies: The Millbrook Press, 2001)

John Paul II: The Pope from Poland by Deborah A. Parks (Gateway Biographies: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

Baseball Parks by Thomas S. Owens (Sports Palaces Series: The Millbrook Press, 2001)

Football Stadiums by Thomas S. Owens (Sports Palaces Series: The Millbrook Press, 2001)

Basketball Arenas by Thomas S. Owens (Sports Palaces Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

On the Mall in Washington, D.C.: A Visit to Americas Front Yard by Brent Ashabranner (The Millbrook Press, 2002)

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In On the Mall in Washington, D.C.: 
A Visit to America's Front Yard 
(Millbrook, 2002), 
author Brent Ashabranner 
takes the reader on a  
tour of the Washington Mall. 
His tour is laced with personal
insights and interesting historical
facts.  Wonderful photographs
by Brent's daughter Jennifer bring
the author's words to life. 

Grandma Esther Remembers: A Jewish-American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)          

Grandma Francisca Remembers: A Hispanic-American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

Grandma Lai Goon Remembers: A Chinese-American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

Grandma Lois Remembers: An African-American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

Grandma Maxine Remembers: A Native American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

Grandma Susan Remembers: A British-American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2002)

Grandma Hekmatt Remembers: An Arab-American Family Story by Ann Morris (What Was It Like, Grandma? Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

Grandma Hekmatt Remembers cover

 Each of the books
in Ann Morris's
What Was It Like, Grandma? series
(Millbrook, 2003)
    describes the special role a  grandmother plays in passing on  family traditions to her  grandchildren. In
Grandma Hekmatt Remembers: An Arab-American  Story
, the children learn about their Egyptian roots.


That’s Our Teacher!
by Ann Morris (That’s Our School Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

That’s Our Gym Teacher! by Ann Morris (That’s Our School Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

That’s Our Principal! by Ann Morris (That’s Our School Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

That’s Our Custodian! by Ann Morris (That’s Our School Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

That’s Our Nurse! by Ann Morris (That’s Our School Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

That’s Our Librarian! by Ann Morris (That’s Our School Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

A Little Lemur Named Mew by Joyce Ann Powzyk (The Millbrook Press, 2003)

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 Joyce Ann Powzyk's 
 A Little Lemur Named Mew  

 (Millbrook, 2003)
 is a sensitive story that follows
 the daily activities of a young lemur
 named Mew as he explores his    environment and adapts to
 family life in the forests of 
 Madagascar. The wonderful    watercolor illustrations are vintage  Powzyk.


Jobs for Kids: A Smart Kid’s Q & A Guide by Jeanne Kiefer (The Millbrook Press, 2003)

I Am a Pencil by Linda Hayward (Silly Millies Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

I Am a Book by Linda Hayward (Silly Millies Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

It Takes Three by Linda Hayward (Silly Millies Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

What Are You Waiting For? by Cynthia L. Copeland (Silly Millies Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

What Do You Do At the Zoo? by Susan E. Goodman (Silly Millies Series: The Millbrook Press, 2003)

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