Featured books by True Kelley

Books illustrated by True Kelley

Floating in Space

By: Franklyn Branley
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut? Wondered what it might be like to see the sun set sixteen times in one day? Open this book and be transported on an information-packed voyage aboard the space shuttle.

How Many Teeth?

By: Paul Showers
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Babies don't have teeth as they don't need them yet. But as children grow, teeth grow in and then fall out to be replaced by adult teeth. This informative, appealing, and easy science book is just right to answer early questions about teeth and dental hygiene — and may encourage even more questions.

Mission to Mars

By: Franklyn Branley
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

How would you get to Mars? What would you find once you’re there? In understandable and informative text, this book presents a journey to the Red Planet. Line and wash illustrations and a few photographs help readers imagine the trip.

Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina

By: Maria Tallchief, Rosemary Wells
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Maria Tallchief shares the story of her childhood and path to becoming America's first prima ballerina. Growing up on the Osage Indian reservation, Maria was a gifted pianist and dancer, but at the age of twelve, her father told her that she must choose between dance and music. Maria chose ballet, changing the course of her life and the face of classical ballet in America.

Three Stories You Can Read to Your Dog

By: Sarah Miller
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

Children may feel more confident as readers if they read stories aloud to their pets – though with or without a pair of floppy ears listening, these short tales celebrate what makes dogs unique: barking, loving a good bone, and digging holes. Comic illustrations enhance the humor and link the three readable tales.

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