Ellen Levine

In the Underground Railroad, how did people get away? Although Ellen Levine enjoys reading and writing fiction, she has primarily written nonfiction for young readers. Writing nonfiction allows me access to the story's backstory. Even if they lived 200 years ago, I appreciate learning new things and meeting new people. True heroes, according to Levine, aren't always on TV or in the headlines.

They can be ordinary people who are willing to put their lives on the line for causes they care about. Nonfiction is a fantastic approach to introduce young readers to real people who have demonstrated incredible bravery in the face of adversity. We all have the ability to achieve our goals. She says that one does not have to be an adult to participate.

While she's not writing, Levine enjoys teaching young readers about the thrill of research and the value of accuracy. Many young people believe that research is tedious; you go to an encyclopedia, copy facts, give it a title, and Read More chevron_right