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Christy Mihaly

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Christy Mihaly writes books, primarily nonfiction, for young readers. FREE FOR YOU AND ME (2020) is a poetic introduction to the First Amendment freedoms, in picture book form. A former lawyer, Christy has also written longer nonfiction for older grades on topics including Free Speech and Freedom of the Press.
Other recent books are HEY, HEY, HAY! (A Tale of Bales and the Machines That Make Them), a rhyming picture book that follows a mother-daughter team making hay on the family farm and DIET FOR A CHANGING CLIMATE: Food for Thought, which seeks to inspire older kids to action with facts about climate change and suggestions for "taking a bite out of climate change" by changing what we eat.
Christy also writes poetry, articles, stories, game
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Finding Inspiration ... Under My Nose

Where do writers find ideas? All around us! The idea for my forthcoming picture book took over my brain as I was in the middle of writing an utterly unrelated biography.

Hey, Hey, Hay! by Christy Mihaly

In the fall of 2013, I got serious about my long-term plan of writing books for children. I focused on nonfiction picture books. That same time, we moved out of our house in town and into the country, next to a beautiful hayfie Read more of this blog post »
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