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Barbara Alpert

Contact: barbara624@aol.com



Author of 30+ nonfiction books for young people as well as more than 40 books as author, coauthor, or ghostwriter for the adult trade market. Publishers include Capstone, Compass Media, and Amicus for children’s books; Penguin Random House (various imprints) for adult trade. Former Executive Editor, Bantam Books. Former elementary teacher (NYC Dept of Ed). Particular interests include science and health, the arts, US history, and biography. Experienced copywriter (more than 1000 book jackets).

Expertise: Writing, Assessment Items, Editing

Grade Level(s): K-5

Subject Area(s): ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies