George Sullivan

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George Sullivan writes books of fact, history, and biography for children and young adults. He has more than one hundred titles to his credit. They cover a wide range of topics, from auto-racing to hydroponics, from the Civil War to civil engineering. Publishers Weekly said that Sullivan “has mastered the art of writing simply and directly, making complex subjects understandable and interesting.” Photography and photographers have been topics of his recent books. His interest in photography goes beyond just writing about it. He sometimes takes the photos that are used to illustrate his work. George Sullivan lives in New York City with his wife. He is a member of of PEN, the Authors Guild, and the Society of Writers and Illustrators of Children's Books.

Titles

HELLEN KELLER: My Life in Pictures 

BUILT TO LAST: Building America's Amazing Bridges, Dams, Tunnels, and Skyscrapers

BERENICE ABOTT: PHOTOGRAPHER 

ELITE WARRIORS

PRESIDENTS AT PLAY

THEY SHOT THE PRESIDENT

UNSOLVED: FAMOUS REAL-LIFE MYSTERIES

UNSOLVED II: MORE FAMOUS REAL-LIFE MYSTERIES

GREAT IMPOSTERS

HOW THE WHITE HOUSE REALLY WORKS

HOW AN AIRPORT REALLY WORKS

MATHEW BRADY

BLACK ARTISTS IN PHOTOGRAPHY, 1840-1940

SNOWBOARDING

GLOVEMEN

MR. PRESIDENT

DISASTER! THE DESTRUCTION OF OUR PLANET

GREAT ESCAPES OF WORLD WAR II

QUARTERBACKS!

PORTRAITS OF WAR: CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHERS AND THEIR WORK

PICTURING LINCOLN: Famous Photographs That Popularized the President

TRAPPED

BURNIN' RUBBER

TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

FOOTBALL RULES ILLUSTRATED

BETTER ARCHERY FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER BASEBALL FOR BOYS

BETTER BASKETBALL FOR BOYS

BETTER BASKETBALL FOR GIRLS

BETTER BICYCLING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER BMX RIDING AND RACING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER BOXING FOR BOYS

BETTER CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER FIELD EVENTS FOR GIRLS

BETTER FIELD HOCKEY FOR GIRLS

BETTER FOOTBALL FOR BOYS

BETTER GYMNASTICS FOR GIRLS

BETTER HORSEBACK RIDING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER ICE HOCKEY FOR BOYS

BETTER ICE SKATING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER ROLLERSKATING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER SAILING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER SOCCER FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER SOFTBALL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER SWIMMING FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER TABLE TENNIS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER TENNIS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

BETTER TRACK FOR BOYS

BETTER TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS FOR BOYS

BETTER TRACK FOR GIRLS

BETTER VOLLEYBALL FOR GIRLS

BETTER WEIGHT TRAINING FOR BOYS

BETTER WRESTLING FOR BOYS

 

All About series

ALL ABOUT HOCKEY

ALL ABOUT  BASKETBALL

ALL ABOUT FOOTBALL

ALL ABOUT BASEBALL

ALL ABOUT SOCCER

 

In Their Own Words series

PAUL REVERE

LEWIS AND CLARK

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

HELEN KELLER

HARRIET TUBMAN

DAVY CROCKETT

POCAHONTAS

THOMAS EDISION

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

Awards

  • BUILT TO LAST (Scholastic, 2005)--Named an Honor Book by James Madison Society

  • Selected by the National Council of Teachers for its Orbis PictusRecommended Reading List

  • Selected by the National Teachers Association, Children's Book Council, as an "Outstanding Science" Trade Book

  • Main Selection, Book of the Month Club

  • 2006 Maine Lupine Award Honor Book in the YA category (chosen by Maine State Library Association) for BERENICE ABBOTT, PHOTOGRAPHER: AN INDEPENDENT VISION

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