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Dreams of Discovery: A Novel Based on the Life of John Cabot

By Jule Selbo - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Imagine being a child who falls in love with pirates, adventure, and seeing the world beyond one’s local city: Genoa, Italy. Giovanni ...Read Review

America’s Forgotten Founding Father: A Novel Based on the Life of Filippo Mazzei

By Rosanne Welch - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

“I have never wished anyone to ask, ‘Why is Mazzei here?’ but rather, ‘Why is Mazzei not here?’” The quote attributed to Filippo ...Read Review

Harvesting the American Dream

By Karen Richardson - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This novelized biography of winemaker Ernest Gallo reads like a populist fairy tale. Starting five years after his birth in 1909, the Gallo story ...Read Review