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Books for children
Helene wrote thirteen books for a younger audience.
For small children and toddlers, she wrote:
Terrible Thomas - the tale of a small boy growing up in a large apartment building in New York, much like the one which Helen herself lived in - Published in 1964.
Butch Elects a Mayor - young Butch always likes to help - but his assistance gets in the way during his father's election campaign - 1969
Helene also wrote several history and geography books for school-children and teenagers:
Battle for New Orleans (Living History program) - 1961.
The signing of the Constitution (Know your America program) - 1961.
John F Kennedy: young man of destiny (Know your America program) - 1965.
Early Settlers in America: Jamestown, Plymouth and Salem (A who, when, where book) - 1965.
Good neighbours: the Peace Corps in Latin America (A who, when, where book) - 1966.
Religious Freedom: the American Story (A who, when, where book) - 1966.
Mexico (Around the World program) - 1967.
Our Nation's Capital (Know your America program) - 1967.
Paraguay and Uruguay (Around the World program) - 1967.
Queen of England: story of Elizabeth I - 1969.
The Movers and Shakers: young activists of the sixties - 1970.