Ann Bausum

Ann Bausum writes about history, and grew up watching it unfold in the American south in the 1960s and '70s. She frequently writes about social justice history in the United States. Her books for children and teens have received a Sibert Honor, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the Carter G. Woodson Award, among other recognitions. She lives in southern Wisconsin. Visit her at or @annbausum.

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Author: Ann Bausum | Narrator: Ann Bausum and Vikas Adam
Release Date: June 04, 2019
Groundbreaking narrative nonfiction for teens that tells the story of the AIDS crisis in America.Thirty-five years ago, it was a modern-day, mysterious plague. Its earliest victims were mostly gay men, some of the most marginalized people in the coun...
Author: Ann Bausum | Narrator: Ann Bausum and Tim Federle
Release Date: May 05, 2015
That’s the Stonewall.The Stonewall Inn.Pay attention.History walks through that door.In 1969 being gay in the United States was a criminal offense. It meant living a closeted life or surviving on the fringes of society. People went to jail, los...