Portfolio

My editorial experience runs the gamut from photographic, award-winning nonfiction to highly commercial, older YA and everything in between. This is a small sample of the wide range of books and projects I have recently worked on (click on a book jacket to learn more), as well as award-winning backlist titles I’m proud to have edited.

Zeus the Mighty: The Trials of Hairy-Clees (Book 3)
Permanent Record<br>How One Man Exposed the Truth about Government Spying and Digital Security
Ensnared in the Wolf’s Lair<br>Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge
Girls Can
The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
Zeus the Mighty: The Maze of the Menacing Minotaur
(Book 2)
The Red Bandanna (Young Readers Adaptation)
Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World
Boots On The Ground: America's War in Vietnam
Zeus the Mighty: The Trials of Hairy-Clees (Book 3)

Zeus the Mighty: The Trials of Hairy-Clees (Book 3)

By Crispin Boyer

To Be Published June 2021

Permanent Record<br>How One Man Exposed the Truth about Government Spying and Digital Security

Permanent Record
How One Man Exposed the Truth about Government Spying and Digital Security

By Edward Snowden

Young Readers edition adapted by Catherine Frank

“Skillfully adapted from his best-selling adult book.”—Booklist

“An absorbing read about digital privacy and one man’s fateful choice to disclose government secrets.\” ―Kirkus Reviews

“A fascinating look behind the scenes of real-life espionage.” ―School Library Journal

Ensnared in the Wolf’s Lair<br>Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge

Ensnared in the Wolf’s Lair
Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge

By Ann Bausum

“An eye-opening look at an unforgettable historical event. Highly recommended.” ―Booklist, starred review

“A well-researched, detailed account of a part of World War II that remains unknown to many today.” ―School Library Journal, starred review

Girls Can

Girls Can

By Marissa Sebastian, Tora Pruden, and Paige Towler

Select portions edited by Catherine Frank

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

By Brad Meltzer

Young Readers edition adapted by Catherine Frank

Zeus the Mighty: The Maze of the Menacing Minotaur
(Book 2)

Zeus the Mighty: The Maze of the Menacing Minotaur (Book 2)

By Crispin Boyer

The Red Bandanna (Young Readers Adaptation)

The Red Bandanna (Young Readers Adaptation)

By Tom Rinaldi

Young reader's edition
adapted by Catherine Frank


Awards and Honors include:
• The Christopher Award
• An ILA-CBC Children’s Choices Book selection
• An NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Book selection

“A moving, deeply felt tribute to a courageous individual who sacrificed his life to save others.” - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“At times a documentation of history, at others an emotional journey, this remarkable true story of bravery and heroism places readers directly inside the South Tower as events unfolded...” - School Library Journal, starred review


Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend

Bonnie and Clyde: The Making of a Legend

By Karen Blumenthal

Awards and Honors include:
• BCCB Blue Ribbon selection
• Booklist Editors' Choice
• Booklist Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth List
• New York Public Library Best Books for Teens

“An extraordinarily successful resource about a painful time in history and a complicated, infamous pair.”- Booklist, starred review

“An extraordinarily successful resource about a painful time in history and a complicated, infamous pair.” - School Library Connection, starred review

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World

How We Got to Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World

By Steven Johnson

Awards and Honors include:
• 2019 Best STEM Trade Books List selection
• Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 for 2019 list selection

“The intriguing information here (Louis XIII didn't bathe at all until he was seven!) will inform and fascinate report writers and casual browsers.” - Booklist

Boots On The Ground: America's War in Vietnam

Boots On The Ground: America's War in Vietnam

By Elizabeth Partridge

Awards and Honors Include:
• SCBWI Golden Kite Winner for Nonfiction for Older Readers winner
• National Book Award nominee
• YALSA Nonfiction Award nominee
• Hornbook Fanfare selection
• Kirkus Best of the Year list
• Booklist Editors’ Choice list
• Publishers Weekly Best of the Year list
• BCCB Blue Ribbon selection
• 6 starred reviews

“A personal, moving foray into the Vietnam War and its impact...Partridge’s narrative storytelling is incisive and masterfully woven together.” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Partridge unpacks this turbulent time with clarity and compassion...This indispensable volume brings a wise and humane lens to a confused and brutal conflict.” – The Horn Book, starred review