Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

        Newbery Honor Winner and #1 New York Times Bestselling Author


Historical Fiction
How did it feel to be the son of Thomas Jefferson--and of a woman he owned?
An IRA Teacher's Choice, VOYA Top Shelf Fiction, NY Public Library Book of the Year
"Hiking the Appalachian Trail forms the groundwork for this emotionally taut story."
--Kirkus Reviews

Coming in October, 2017: Ada's story continues in The War I Finally Won

#1 New York Times bestseller, Newbery Honor book, winner of the Schneider and Odyssey awards!

To see a list of the sources I used for Jefferson's Sons, please click on the "works" tab above, and then click on the highlighted sentence.

Riding an ostrich in South Africa--much different from riding a horse!

Making friends with some dassies in South Africa

Hey! Thanks for coming to my site. It's still somewhat of a mess, but I'm working on it!

Recent Works

“A big, serious work of historical investigation and imagination; the tale has never before been told this well.” — Kirkus, starred review

"generous helpings of humor and deft pacing...a fast-moving novel with special appeal for readers of Christian tradition." BCCB

"...engrossing, believeable...readers will be captivated by the child's view of Versailles" Booklist