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Steven Otfinoski

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Steven Otfinoski

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat.

This author is available for in-person visits. Learn more!

A ninety-minute presentation (possibly longer) which includes reading from a book(s), talking about the life of a writer, and a Q&A session.

$4,400.00+ per visit, depending on travel.

Presentation length can be tailored for grade level/activity.
 
The Great Chicago Fire: All Is Not Lost

The Great Chicago Fire: All Is Not Lost

Vivid storytelling and authentic dialogue bring American history to life and place readers in the shoes of people who experienced one of the worst fires in ...

New Releases
ISBN 9781515779315
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2019 977 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 Y 790L
 
The Selma Marches for Civil Rights: We Shall Overcome

The Selma Marches for Civil Rights: We Shall Overcome

Vivid storytelling and authentic dialogue bring American history to life and place readers in the shoes of ten people who experienced one of the most pivotal ...

New Releases
ISBN 9781515779414
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2019 323 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 Z 870L
 
Tangled History

Tangled History

There are 16 titles in this set.

Vivid storytelling and authentic dialogue bring history to life. Tangled History lets readers experience pivotal historical events through the eyes of real ...

New Releases
ISBN 9781543531497
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$391.84

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2019 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4
 
Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories

Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories

There are 6 titles in this set.

Readers remember information best when it's told as a story. Encounter Books use powerful storytelling techniques to share nonfiction content in an engaging, ...

New Releases
ISBN 9781543513943
Format Hardcover
Series Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories

S/L Price
$141.44

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-5
 
Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

There are 4 titles in this set.

Every battle has two sides and two very different perspectives. Experience battles from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World War II from one side of the ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756557058
Format Hardcover
Series Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

S/L Price
$103.96

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-6
 
The Split History of the Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of the Attack on Pearl Harbor: A Perspectives Flip Book

Every battle has two sides, and the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II is no different. Experience the event from perspective of the Americans, and ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756556914
Format Hardcover
Series Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 940 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-6 Z+ 1030L
 
The Split History of the Battle of Fort Sumter: A Perspectives Flip Book

The Split History of the Battle of Fort Sumter: A Perspectives Flip Book

Every battle has two sides, and the Battle of Fort Sumter during the American Civil War is no different. Experience the event from perspective of the Union, ...

New Releases
ISBN 9780756556891
Format Hardcover
Series Perspectives Flip Books: Famous Battles

S/L Price
$25.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 973 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-6 Z 1060L
 
Exploring the 13 Colonies

Exploring the 13 Colonies

There are 13 titles in this set.

Take a trip back in time to visit America's 13 Colonies. Explore the people, places, and history of each colony from New Hampshire to Georgia. Find out what ...

ISBN 9781515723981
Format Hardcover
Series Exploring the 13 Colonies

S/L Price
$318.37

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 V
 
Exploring the Connecticut Colony

Exploring the Connecticut Colony

Step back in time and visit Connecticut during the Colonial period. Despite conflicts with England and Native Americans, such as the Pequot Indian War, Dutch ...

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781515722403
Format Hardcover
Series Exploring the 13 Colonies

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 974 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 6.4 V 920L
 
From Fugitive to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad

From Fugitive to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the Underground Railroad.

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781515736042
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2017 973 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 5.3 Y 780L
 
Day of Infamy: The Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Day of Infamy: The Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

The quiet Sunday morning was shattered as Japanese warplanes screamed toward the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet without warning. The attack sent shockwaves around ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491470787
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 940 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 6.3 Y 910L
 
Encounter

Encounter

There are 3 titles in this set.

Readers remember information best when it's told as a story. Encounter Books use powerful storytelling techniques to share nonfiction content in an engaging, ...

ISBN 9781491469200
Format Hardcover
Series Encounter

S/L Price
$86.63

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4
 
Primary Source History

Primary Source History

There are 8 titles in this set.

History is more than just dates and facts. Real people lived through it—and wrote about it. Gain a whole new understanding of major events in history through ...

ISBN 9781491485026
Format Hardcover
Series Primary Source History

S/L Price
$167.92

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4
 
Smooth Sea and a Fighting Chance: The Story of the Sinking of Titanic

Smooth Sea and a Fighting Chance: The Story of the Sinking of Titanic

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the sinking of the Titanic.

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491484531
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 910 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 5.9 Y 880L
 
Tragedy in Dallas: The Story of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Tragedy in Dallas: The Story of the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events surrounding the ...

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491484517
Format Hardcover
Series Tangled History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 973 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 6.3 Y 910L
 
You Choose: History: An Interactive History Adventure

You Choose: History: An Interactive History Adventure

There are 15 titles in this set.

Jump into a life from long ago! YOU CHOOSE who to be, where to go, and what to do. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Will you even survive? It's up to you!   ...

ISBN 9781515740247
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: History

S/L Price
$391.84

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 Grades - Grades -
 
You Choose: History: An Interactive History Adventure

You Choose: History: An Interactive History Adventure

There are 26 titles in this set.

Jump into a life from long ago! YOU CHOOSE who to be, where to go, and what to do. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Will you even survive? It's up to you!   ...

ISBN 9781515758693
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: History

S/L Price
$661.23

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2016 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4
 
Building the Transcontinental Railroad: An Interactive Engineering Adventure

Building the Transcontinental Railroad: An Interactive Engineering Adventure

You live in a United States on the move in the 1860s. The government gives two railroad companies the Central Pacific and Union Pacific the job of building the ...

Reviewed Titles Award Winners
ISBN 9781491404010
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: Engineering Marvels

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 385 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 R 850L
 
The Civil War

The Civil War

There are 4 titles in this set.

Connect brings together the nonfiction text features you need with the engaging, powerful stories you want. This four-book set explores the Civil War through ...

ISBN 9781491424346
Format Hardcover
Series The Civil War

S/L Price
$87.46

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4
 
Courage Under Fire: Tales of Bravery

Courage Under Fire: Tales of Bravery

There are 4 titles in this set.

Provide readers with gripping real life accounts from members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines. From the battlefields of the Civil War to the dusty ...

ISBN 9781476599397
Format Hardcover
Series Courage Under Fire

S/L Price
$85.96

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 R
 
Patriots and Redcoats: Stories of American Revolutionary War Leaders

Patriots and Redcoats: Stories of American Revolutionary War Leaders

Powerful leaders emerged during the victories and defeats of the Revolutionary War. Meet the people who planned the battles, led the attacks, and shaped the ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491420058
Format Hardcover
Series The Revolutionary War

S/L Price
$22.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 973 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 6.2 U 870L
 
A Primary Source History of Westward Expansion

A Primary Source History of Westward Expansion

Throughout the 1800s millions of people pushed into the western United States. They went for gold, opportunities, and a chance for a better life. But as ...

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491418413
Format Hardcover
Series Primary Source History

S/L Price
$20.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 978 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 5.9 X NC970L
 
The Revolutionary War

The Revolutionary War

There are 4 titles in this set.

Connect brings together the nonfiction text features you need with the engaging, powerful stories you want. This four-book set explores the Revolutionary War ...

ISBN 9781491424377
Format Hardcover
Series The Revolutionary War

S/L Price
$87.46

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4
 
The Story of Juneteenth: An Interactive History Adventure

The Story of Juneteenth: An Interactive History Adventure

The Emancipation Proclamation and the Civil War have brought an official end to slavery, yet some Southern slave owners are refusing to comply. The road to ...

ISBN 9781491418024
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 305 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 V 740L
 
U.S. Army True Stories: Tales of Bravery

U.S. Army True Stories: Tales of Bravery

For members of the U.S. Army, the call to arms is a great honor and a solemn duty. Defending their country takes strength, determination, and an uncommon ...

Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781476599380
Format Hardcover
Series Courage Under Fire

S/L Price
$21.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 355 Grades 3-9 Grades 3-4 5.8 R 840L
 
Yankees and Rebels: Stories of U.S. Civil War Leaders

Yankees and Rebels: Stories of U.S. Civil War Leaders

Powerful leaders emerged during the victories and defeats of the Civil War. Meet the people who planned the battles, led the attacks, and shaped the war ...

Award Winners Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781491420089
Format Hardcover
Series The Civil War

S/L Price
$22.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 973 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 6.2 V 860L
 
You Choose: Engineering Marvels

You Choose: Engineering Marvels

There are 4 titles in this set.

Jump into an amazing time in the past! YOU CHOOSE who to be, where to go, and what to do. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Will you even survive? It's up to ...

ISBN 9781491404171
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: Engineering Marvels

S/L Price
$97.96

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 R
 
You Choose: History: An Interactive History Adventure

You Choose: History: An Interactive History Adventure

There are 2 titles in this set.

Jump into a life from long ago! YOU CHOOSE who to be, where to go, and what to do. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Will you even survive? It's up to you! ...

ISBN 9781491418109
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: History

S/L Price
$48.98

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2015 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4
 
The Child Labor Reform Movement: An Interactive History Adventure

The Child Labor Reform Movement: An Interactive History Adventure

It’s the 1800s, and you are a child from a poor family. You have to go to work to keep from starving. Will you: Work as a pauper apprentice in an English ...

Reviewed Titles
ISBN 9781476502557
Format Hardcover
Series You Choose: History

S/L Price
$24.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2014 331 Grades 3-7 Grades 3-4 S 620L
 
The Hindenburg Explosion: Core Events of a Disaster in the Air

The Hindenburg Explosion: Core Events of a Disaster in the Air

Before commercial airplanes became a common form of travel, giant airships were a popular mode of long distance transportation for those who could afford it.

Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9781476541846
Format Hardcover
Series What Went Wrong?

S/L Price
$20.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2014 363 Grades 3-6 Grades 3-4 5.8 R 920L
 
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