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Candace Fleming


Candace Fleming

Candace Fleming is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including BEN FRANKLIN'S ALMANAC, an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, as well as MUNCHA! MUNCHA! MUNCHA!, GABRIELLA'S SONG and WHEN AGNES CAWS, all ALA Notable Books. She lives in a suburb of Chicago.

Candace Fleming

Books by Candace Fleming

by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann - Children's 6-10, Picture

The giant squid is one of the most elusive creatures in the world. As large as whales, they hide beyond reach deep within the sea, forcing scientists to piece together their story from those clues they leave behind. An injured whale's ring-shaped scars indicate an encounter with a giant squid. A piece of beak broken off in the whale's belly; a flash of ink dispersed as a blinding defense to allow the squid to escape --- these fragments of proof were all we had...until a giant squid was finally filmed in its natural habitat only two years ago.

by Candace Fleming - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Young Adult 12+

Everyone knows the name Buffalo Bill, but few these days know what he did or, in some cases, didn't do. Was he a Pony Express rider? Did he serve Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn? Did he scalp countless Native Americans, or did he defend their rights? This, the first significant biography of Buffalo Bill Cody for younger readers in many years, explains it all. With copious archival illustrations and a handsome design, Presenting Buffalo Bill makes the great showman come alive for new generations. Extensive back matter, bibliography, and source notes complete the package.

by Candace Fleming - History, Nonfiction, Young Adult 12+

Here is the tumultuous and heartrending true story of the Romanovs --- at once an intimate portrait of Russia's last royal family and a gripping account of its undoing. Using captivating photos and compelling first person accounts, award-winning author Candace Fleming deftly maneuvers between the imperial family’s extravagant lives and the plight of Russia's poor masses.

by Candace Fleming - Historical Fantasy

The phenomenally versatile, award-winning author, Candace Fleming, gives teen and older tween readers ten ghost stories sure to send chills up their spines. Set in White Cemetery, an actual graveyard outside Chicago, each story takes place during a different time period from the 1860's to the present, and ends with the narrator's death.