Amy Nathan

Amy Nathan


Amy Nathan is an award-winning author of nonfiction books for adults and young people. Her most recent book, A Ride to Remember, co-authored with Sharon Langley and illustrated by Floyd Cooper, is a follow-up to her YA book, Round and Round Together: Taking a Merry-Go-Round Ride into the Civil Rights Movement. Her other books have covered women’s history, music, and dance. She is an alumna of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and Columbia’s Teachers College.

Buy Amy Nathan’s latest book, A Ride to Remember, on Amazon.

Events with Amy Nathan

[CANCELED] Good (Grief!) Government: How to Tell Kids When Democracy Goes Right and Wrong

09 May 2020
1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10008

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