Cheryl Harness

Cheryl Harness

An author and illustrator of historical works for children, Cheryl Harness was born in California on July 6th, 1951. As a young girl, she was nurtured by Laura Ingalls Wilder's stories and the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

Harness has a longtime love of art and stories, and has a degree in art education from Central Missouri State University. While striving to enter into the world of illustrating, Harness made ends meet by designing cards for Hallmark and Current, although she tenaciously continued her own writing and art pursuits. Finally, she brought her first work to the public, and has since released numerous popular children's books on historical events. Among her works are Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women, Mark Twain and the Queens of the Mississippi, and The Revolutionary John Adams.

Cheryl Harness makes her home in Independence, Missouri, the "Queen City of the Trails," a couple of blocks away from the big white house where Harry and Bess Truman used to live. She lives with Mimi (a black and white Shih Tsu), and Merrie Emma (a cross-eyed scaredy-cat). As an author, illustrator, public speaker, and presenter in many an elementary school, Cheryl is known for her engaging, entertaining approach to history, her detailed watercolors, and the way she plays her harmonica.

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Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington
by Cheryl Harness
from National Geographic
Picture Book Biography for 2nd-4th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.76
Adventurous Life of Myles Standish
by Cheryl Harness
from National Geographic
for 4th-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
Amazing Impossible Erie Canal
by Cheryl Harness
from Aladdin Paperbacks
Historical Non-Fiction for 3rd-6th grade
in Western Expansion (1800-1898) (Location: HISA-19WES)
Franklin & Eleanor
by Cheryl Harness
from Dutton Juvenile
for 4th-8th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
George Washington
by Cheryl Harness
from National Geographic
for 3rd-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$7.64
Ghosts of the 20th Century
by Cheryl Harness
for 3rd-6th grade
in Clearance: History & Geography (Location: ZCLE-HIS)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
Ghosts of the White House
by Cheryl Harness
for 3rd-6th grade
in American Presidency (Location: HISA-PRE)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Mark Twain and the Queens of the Mississippi
by Cheryl Harness
from Aladdin Paperbacks
Biography for 2nd-5th grade
in Western Expansion (1800-1898) (Location: HISA-19WES)
Remember the Ladies
by Cheryl Harness
from HarperCollins
Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Biography Anthologies (Location: BIO-ANTH)
Revolutionary John Adams
by Cheryl Harness
Reprint from National Geographic
for 3rd-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
They're Off!
by Cheryl Harness
from Aladdin Paperbacks
Historical Non-Fiction for 2nd-5th grade
in Pony Express (Location: HISA-19PEX)
$7.99
Thomas Jefferson
by Cheryl Harness
Reprint from National Geographic
for 3rd-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.76 $3.83 (1 in stock)
Three Young Pilgrims
by Cheryl Harness
from Aladdin Paperbacks
Biography for 1st-4th grade
in Pilgrims at Plymouth (Location: HISA-17PIL)
Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman and a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail
by Cheryl Harness
from National Geographic
for 4th-8th grade
in Oregon Trail (Location: HISA-19OR)
Trailblazing Life of Daniel Boone
by Cheryl Harness
from National Geographic
for 3rd-5th grade
in Clearance: Biographies (Location: ZCLE-BIO)
Young Abe Lincoln
by Cheryl Harness
from National Geographic
Picture Book Biography for
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.76