Skip to main content

Emily Arnold McCully

Biography

Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully received the Caldecott Medal for MIRETTE ON THE HIGH WIRE. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues. She divides her time between Chatham, New York, and New York City.

Emily Arnold McCully

Books by Emily Arnold McCully

by Emily Arnold McCully - Biography, History, Nonfiction, Young Adult 12+

Born in 1857 and raised in oil country, Ida M. Tarbell was one of the first investigative journalists and probably the most influential in her time. Her series of articles on the Standard Oil Trust, a complicated business empire run by John D. Rockefeller, revealed to readers the underhanded, even illegal practices that had led to Rockefeller's success.