Russell Freedman

Russell Freedman is the author of over thirty-five nonfiction books.  His works have received many awards, among them the Robert F. Silbert Award, a Newberry Medal, and a Newberry Honor.  He was recently awarded the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award for his contributions to the work of children's literature.  He lives in New York City.

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Author: Russell Freedman | Narrator: Zach McLarty
Release Date: July 27, 2010
Nonfiction master Russell Freedman illuminates for young readers the complex and rarely discussed subject of World War I. The tangled relationships and alliances of many nations, the introduction of modern weaponry, and top-level military decisions that resulted in thousands upon thousands of casualties all contributed to the "great war," which people hoped and believed would be the only conflict of its kind.
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Author: Russell Freedman | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: October 14, 2008
Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. Here is a warm, appealing biography of our Civil War president.
Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham Lincoln’s boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd.
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Author: Russell Freedman | Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Release Date: October 23, 2007
Historians still agree about the date of Columbus’s voyage. But did this European adventurer discover America. We now know that certain explorers from other parts of the globe set foot on American shores long before 1492–and that others may have done so.
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