Elizabeth Partridge

About Elizabeth Partridge

Elizabeth Partridge is the author of Marching to Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary (Viking) and other nonfiction for children and young adults. Her article is adapted from a speech delivered at the Children’s Literature New England symposium in May 2009 in Essex, Vermont.

Narrative Nonfiction: Kicking Ass at Last

Between songs, Arlo Guthrie likes to strum his guitar and tell a story he learned from his father, Woody Guthrie. It goes like this: Two rabbits, a mama and a papa, are running full speed from a pack of baying hounds. Spotting a hollow log, the rabbits rush in and are immediately surrounded by the […]