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Bradley Steffens

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Bradley Steffens is the author of twenty-one nonfiction books for children and young adults, coauthor of seven, and editor of the 2004 anthology, The Free Speech Movement.

Steffens is a two-time recipient of the San Diego Book Award for Best Young Adult & Children's Nonfiction. His Giants won the 2005 award and his People in the News: J.K. Rowling garnered the 2007 prize. J.K. Rowling also received the Theodor S. Geisel Award for the best published book by a San Diego County author in 2007. Five of Steffens' books, including Ibn al-Haytham: First Scientist, have been selected by California Readers to be part of the California Collections.

Steffens' poetry has appeared in more than seventy literary journals, including Crosscurrents, Side
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Ibn Al-Haytham: First Scien...

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J K Rowling

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Giants

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The Loch Ness Monster (Expl...

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J.K. Rowling

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The Children's Crusade

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The Fall of the Roman Empire

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Captivating from start to finish, this little book is a roller-coaster ride through the private lives of women and men in the GCC, replete with unexpected turns, sudden drops, and riveting climbs out of the depths of despair.
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