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Michael O('Grady) Tunnell (1950-) Biography

Personal, Career, Awards, Honors, SidelightsAddresses, Member, Writings

(Michael Tunnell)

Offıce— 210K McKay Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.

International Reading Association, American Library Association (member of Newbery Award committee, 1990), National Council of Teachers of English (board member and treasurer, Children's Literature Assembly, 1992-94; member of board of directors and chair of Poetry Award committee, 1995-97), Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.


Chinook!, illustrated by Barry Boot, Tambourine (New York, NY), 1993.

The Joke's on George, illustrated by Kathy Osborn, Tambourine (New York, NY), 1993.

Beauty and the Beastly Children, illustrated by John Emil Cymerman, Tambourine (New York, NY), 1993.

(With George W. Chilcoat) The Children of Topaz: The Story of a Japanese-American Internment Camp Based on a Classroom Diary, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1996.

Mailing May, illustrated by Ted Rand, Greenwillow (New York, NY), 1997.

School Spirits, Holiday House (New York, NY), 1997.

Halloween Pie, illustrated by Kevin O'Malley, Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard (New York, NY), 1999.

Brothers in Valor: A Story of Resistance, Holiday House (New York, NY), 2001.

Wishing Moon, Dutton (New York, NY), 2004.


The Prydain Companion: A Reference Guide to Lloyd Alexander's Prydain Chronicles, Greenwood (Westport, CT), 1989, revised, Holt (New York, NY), 2003.

(With James S. Jacobs) Lloyd Alexander: A Bio-Bibliography, Greenwood (Westport, CT), 1992.

(Editor with Richard Ammon) The Story of Ourselves: Teaching History through Children's Literature, Heinemann (London, England), 1993.

(With James S. Jacobs) Children's Literature, Briefly, Merrill/Prentice Hall (New York, NY), 1996, revised edition, Merrill/Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 2004.

(With Daniel L. Darrigan and James S. Jacobs) Children's Literature: Engaging Teachers and Children in Good Books, Merrill/Prentice Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 2002.

Contributor of articles and short stories to children's magazines, including Cricket and Spider, and of chapters and articles to professional books and journals, including Reading Teacher, Language Arts, Horn Book, Children's Literature in Education, School Library Journal, Reading Improvement, Book Links, Social Education, New Advocate, and Journal of Educational Research. Book reviewer for several publications, including Booklist.

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