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Raymond Bial

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Author and photographer Raymond Bial (pronounced beal) has been creating acclaimed books for children and adults for more than thirty years. His books have been published by Houghton Mifflin, Scholastic, Walker & Company, Marshall Cavendish, Crickhollow Books, and other fine publishers and university presses. Raymond also makes images on assignment, and his stock photographs have been used by book publishers such as National Geographic, advertising agencies such as Leo Burnett, and media such as PBS.

Raymond’s most recent books are Ellis Island: Coming to the Land of Liberty, which is an excellent companion volume to Tenement: Immigrant Life on the Lower East Side; The Shaker Village, a lovely collection of color photographs depicting th
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The Underground Railroad

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4.05 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1983 — 8 editions
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Rescuing Rover: Saving Amer...

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Tenement: Immigrant Life on...

3.76 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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One-Room School

3.74 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1999
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A Handful of Dirt

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The Strength of These Arms:...

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Amish Home

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Crispin Books has recently released The Dress-Up Mirror.

This mystery novel for children aged eight and up is a sequel to Shadow Island.

In my experience children love ghost stories and suspenseful mysteries, and I wrote these books and other collections of ghost stories (The Fresh Grave, The Ghost of Honeymoon Creek, and Dripping Blood Cave) for my own children. And I was understandably delight... Read more of this blog post »
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``Laurie Henderson Thanks for the friendship invitation Raymond. Looking forward to reading more of your reviews.


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