Nancy Polette

Nancy Polette has written more than 170 books. She is a professor of education at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.

She taught elementary school for thirty years and directed gifted programs for St. Louis County Schools. School Library Journal describes her as “an educator with imagination, creativity, and an appreciation for the intelligence of children.”

Nancy researched the life of Virginia Hall for five years to write The Spy with the Wooden Leg: The Story of Virginia Hall.

She lives in O’Fallon, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.

Read about Nancy in this Books Make A Difference article.

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