Monkey Town

The Summer of the Scopes Trial

About The Author

Photo Credit: A. Vincent Scarano

Ronald Kidd is the author of the highly acclaimed Monkey Town: The Summer of the Scopes Trial, as well as On Beale Street. His novels of adventure, comedy, and mystery have received the Children's Choice Award, an Edgar Award nomination, and honors from the American Library Association, the Library of Congress, and the New York Public Library. He is a two-time O'Neill playwright who lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Awards and Honors

  • South Carolina Book Award Nominee
  • CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
  • ALA Best Books for Young Adults Nominee
  • Texas Tayshas High School Reading List
  • Sequoyah Children's Master List (OK)
  • ALA Notable Children's Book Nominee

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