New book

Coming in 2024!
WINGS OF AN EAGLE: THE GOLD MEDAL DREAMS OF BILLY MILLS
By Billy Mills and Donna Janell Bowman
Illustrated by S.D. Nelson
Little Brown Books for Young Readers
2024 

GET TO KNOW BILLY MILLS IN THESE SELECT VIDEO CLIPS 


NBC Coverage of Billy during the 2021 Olympics— https://www.nbcolympics.com/videos/billy-mills-unknown-1964-olympic-gold-medalist?fbclid=IwAR3mbHxCwofmCnpd__GDWoWpiTrz8bgB8gop8U4FQIg9Smmm_tEYdESRY9Q

Washington Post video—https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XnflA-ho3s

NBC Coverage of Billy's race in 1964—https://www.nbcsports.com/video/billy-mills-wins-10000m-1964-tokyo-olympic-games

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CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION I am smitten with picture book biographies. In fact, while pursuing an MFA in Writing (Children’s and YA focus) from Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), I even focused my critical thesis on creative approaches to picture book biographies and the often-fuzzy nonfiction line. Since then, I have been honored [Read More]


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