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Alice McGinty

Alice B. McGinty delights in igniting imaginations. As the award-winning author of almost 50 children’s books, she makes fiction and nonfiction accessible, engaging, and fun.

Her books include Bathe the Cat, WHAT YEAR, a Junior Library Guild Selection and Kid's Indie Next Pick; The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation, SLJ Best of 2021; A Story for Small Bear; The Sea Knows, a nonfiction ode to the sea, Kirkus’ Best of 2020; The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney, a 2019 Junior Library Guild Selection; Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World, 2019 Northern Lights Book Award Winner (food category); Rabbi Benjamin’s Buttons, a 2015 Sydney Taylor Notable book; and Gandhi: A March To the Sea, the 2014 South Asia Book Award honor.

A frequent presenter at schools and conferences, Alice was awarded the 2017 Prairie State Award for Excellence in Writing for Children.