Bestselling, award-winning books
Deborah’s books have been included in the Reading is Fundamental Macy’s 2015 Multicultural Collection and The New York Times 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing. They have won the Family Choice Award, two NAPPA Gold Awards and the Eureka Silver Book Award for Nonfiction. Her books have been published in many languages and been included in major school anthologies in the US, Canada and UK. Her lullaby book Someone’s Sleepy is also a lullaby song download by Grammy winner Tom Chapin. Her 14 books include Jimmy the Joey, The Spelling Bee Before Recess and Into the A,B,Sea, which has sold a quarter million copies. This year marks the 25th anniversary of her first book, The People Who Hugged the Trees, which was performed recently by Northeastern University in Chicago and children’s theater companies in Europe.
Deborah Lee Rose is an internationally published, award-winning author of bestselling children’s books. Her 14 books include her three newest books—The Spelling Bee Before Recess, Someone’s Sleepy, and Jimmy the Joey. She is now working on a book about the rescue of an injured raptor, coauthored with an internationally known raptor biologist. Her books have been chosen for the Reading is Fundamental/2105 Macy’s Multicultural Collection, won the Family Choice Award, twice won the NAPPA Gold Award, and been named to the NY Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing. She is an inspiring and engaging speaker for professional conferences, public book events and schools—where many teachers tell her “You are the BEST author assembly we ever had!” She is also the national blogger for the award-winning STEM activity website Howtosmile.org. To arrange an author presentation or school visit, contact Deborah at Deborahleerose@sbcglobal.net.