Rhoda Blumberg

Rhoda Blumberg has written about the opening of Japan (1853-1854) in Commodore Perry in the "Land of the Shogun, " a Newbery Honor Book, which also won the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award and the Golden Kite Award. Her acclaimed histories also include "The Incredible Journey of Lewis & Clark, The Great American Gold Rush, " and "The Remarkable Voyages of Captain Cook, " all ALA Notable Books. She is the winner of the "Washington Post/"Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to...See more