Glenda Armand Dedicated Author of Picture Book Biographies
Glenda Armand was born in New Orleans and grew up in Los Angeles where she attended public schools. She received degrees from Pomona College, Cal State University Dominguez Hills and Azusa Pacific University.
Glenda taught for many years in public and private schools. As an elementary school teacher, she taught pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. In middle school, she was a teacher of English and history. The highlight of her teaching career came in the historic year of 2008. That year, she and fellow teacher, Diane Tregarthen, took a class of 23 eighth graders on a five-day field trip from Los Angeles to the nation’s capital.
Glenda is the author of picture books and chapter books. She writes contemporary fiction, historical fiction and biographies. Her books are written in poetry and prose. Her stories have been (or will be) published by Lee & Low Books, Scholastic, Albert Whitman & Co., and Random House.