Lisa M. Bolt Simons has published more than 50 children's and middle grade books, as well as an adult history book. She’s received accolades for both her fiction and nonfiction. Originally from Colorado, she currently resides in Southern Minnesota. She's a mom to girl/boy twins and is a wife to a book-loving guy.
Lisa M. Bolt Simons has published more than 50 nonfiction children’s books, as well as four middle grade “choose your path” novels and an adult history book. She’s twice received an Honorable Mention for the McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers in Children’s Literature (Young Adult). She's also received two Minnesota State Arts Board grants, a MNSCBWI Writing Mentorship, a Shabo Award for Children's Picture Book Writers, and an artist grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council. Lisa is a proud and slightly jealous mom to her math- and science-minded twin daughter and son. Originally from Colorado, Lisa lives in Southern Minnesota with her husband, who also loves to read.
Lisa M. Bolt Simons
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This review is in Mary Ann Grossman's "Get smarter with these new nonfiction offerings"
in the Twin Cities' Pioneer Press; Grossman quoted one of my favorite lines in the book, too:
Photo with the anchors to the left; watch the interview:
Watch (yes, watch) my interview on KDHL Radio:
(fast forward to about 9:40)
Here's a post on the Faribault Woolen Mill from a local journalist team:
About the Magers & Quinn book event at Minnesota Monthly: