Brandon Marie Miller

Brandon Marie Miller writes award-winning history books for young people. She grew up in Park Forest, Illinois, and earned her degree in American History from Purdue University. She loves using primary sources and letting people of the past speak for themselves whenever possible. Her books have been honored by such organizations as the International Reading Association, the National Council for the Social Studies, the New York Public Library, VOYA, and the Children’s Book Committee of Bank Street College. Her school visits include visuals and props, programs on writing for older and younger students, and history talks. Brandon lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and loves old movies, reading murder mysteries, talking, traveling, and going to the ballet.