Nancy Rust and Carol Stubbs are co-authors of five books. They have been writing together since 2011 and have published one regional book on Christmas traditions and recipes in Louisiana, one book of short stories for middle grade readers, and three picture books. Nancy and Carol are members of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Acadiana Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Critique Group..
When Hurricane Katrina swept across the Gulf Coast, Peggy Martin’s home and her famous rose garden were destroyed and left under 20 feet of water. Later, in the mud and debris, Peggy spotted green on one old-fashioned rose. It was the only rose in her garden to survive and the only one that she had never been able to identify even though she had consulted many rosarians. It didn't have a name. This rose became known as the Katrina Rose, and it brought hope to all for miles around. Since then, the beautiful pink rose has been officially named the Peggy Martin Rose.
The Rose Without a Name is a children's book based on the story of the Peggy Martin Rose.
Honor the centennial of the Unknown Soldier in 2021 with this true, heartwarming story of how the remains of the Unknown Soldier were retrieved from a battlefield in France and brought home to the United States for burial in Arlington National Cemetery. Telling the story of a little-known episode in American military history, this small, beautifully illustrated, educational picture book is intended to honor not only one but all who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Andrew Higgins built boats that could "crunch through driftwood, bounce over logs, climb a beach" and "wham up on a sloping concrete sea wall." In World War II, these boats were exactly what was needed to get soldiers and equipment from the ocean to land.
This biography for young readers is available on amazon.com
On Sept. 10, authors Nancy Rust and Carol Stubbs sat down with Museum curator Josh Schick to discuss their new book, Andrew Higgins and the Boats That Landed Victory in World War II. The talk is available on YouTube, and the book is available for purchase on the museum website.
A book for all seasons!
A Collection of short stories for middle grade readers.
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