Alice McGinty

Alice B. McGinty, award-winning author of more than 40 children’s books, makes fiction and non-fiction accessible, engaging, and fun. Her books include the newly released “Pancakes to Parathas: Breakfast Around the World,” the 2015 Sydney Taylor Notable book “Rabbi Benjamin’s Buttons,” and the 2014 South Asia Book Award honor “Gandhi: A March To the Sea.” Eight upcoming titles include Jr. Library Guild Selection “The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney.” A frequent presenter at schools and conferences, Alice was awarded the 2017 Prairie State Award for Excellence in Writing for Children.

2019 Schedule

This speaker is scheduled to appear on our Children & Family stages at the Outdoor Fair