Raincoast Books

What Will You Read Next?

My Name Is Not Alexander


Available: 03/15/11
11.25 x 8.75 · 32 pages
Ages 4-8 years
CDN $24.99 · cl

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Jennifer Fosberry

illustrated by Mike Litwin

A New York Times Bestseller!
Just How Big Can a Little Boy Dream?
Who is your hero?
Alexander takes a rip-roaring historical adventure! Through his imaginative journey, Alexander discovers how great men become heroes: the roughest rider can be surprisingly gentle, a strong leader is also the most peaceful, and sometimes,being brave about what makes you different will not only help you break records, but inspire others.
Join Alexander as he learns how these remarkable men changed the world and encouraged him to find the hero within himself.
Clever text and exuberant illustrations makes this book a perfect way to introduce kids to historical figures." - Deborah Underwood, New York Time s bestselling author of The Quiet Book
Recognitionfor My Name Is Not Isabella :
- National Parenting Publications Gold Award
- Gold Moonbeam Children's Book Award
- Silver ForeWord Book of the Year Award for Picture Boo


Jennifer Fosberry is a science geek turned children's book writer. After running away to Costa Rica for a few years, she returned to the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and three children to read, write, and try to get out of doing housework. Visit jfosberry.com.
Mike Litwin is an award-winning illustrator who combines oil glazing, color pencil, collage, and other mixed media to create scenes that serve the imagination and education of children. Visit him at mikelitwin.com.