Theodore Roosevelt
Letters From a
Young Coal Miner.

The Practically Perfect Pajamas
“[A] jolly tale with eye-popping illustrations.” Booklist, May 2000


A Plump and Perky Turkey
School Library Journal, 9/1/2001
Booklist, 9/1/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 8/15/2001
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 11/1/2001
Foreword Magazine, 12/1/2001

A Taste of Honey
School Library Journal, 6/1/2001
Bookselling This Week, Kids' Pick of the Lists, 4/2/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 3/1/2001
Booklist, 2/15/2001
The Concord Museum's Festival of Trees, 2001, Concord, MA, 12/1/2001
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Booklinks, 10/30/2001
Syndicated/Copley News Service, 6/20/2001
Yellow Brick Road, 5/1/2001

Apples, Apples, Apples
The Horn Book Guide, 4/1/2001
School Library Journal, 9/1/2000
Publishers Weekly, 6/26/2000
Booklist, 10/1/2000
American Booksellers Association, Bookselling This Week, A Fall 2000 Pick of the List, 10/2/2000

Aria of the Sea
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Bookselling This Week, Book Sense 76, 1/1/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 9/1/2000
School Library Journal, 9/1/2000
Publishers Weekly, 8/14/2000
The Book Report, 11/1/2000
VOYA, 10/1/2000
Mythprint, 6/1/2001
New England Children's Bookselling Advisory Council, 12/4/2000

Chicken Chuck
Library Talk, starred review, 11/1/2000
The New York Times Book Review, 6/1/2000
School Library Journal, 6/1/2000
ForeWord Magazine, 4/1/2000
Kirkus Reviews, 4/1/2000
The Horn Book Guide, 11/1/2000
Clark County School District, Library Services Book Review, 3/1/2000
Nevada Book Review Program, 3/1/2000

Dee and Bee
Children's Book Review Service, , 6/1/2000

Firegold
Kliatt, 7/1/2001
The Best Children's Books of the Year, Children's Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education, 1/1/2000
Booklist, starred review, 5/1/1999
Top 10 First Novels for Youth,, Booklist, 11/1/1999
Book Report, 10/1/1999
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 9/1/1999
Voice of Youth Advocates, 8/1/1999
Today's Librarian, 7/1/1999
School Library Journal, 6/1/1999
Children's Literature, 6/1/1999
ForeWord, 6/1/1999
Kirkus Reviews, 5/1/1999
Kliatt, 5/1/1999
Lorgnette, 3/1/2000
Washington State Young Adult Review Group, , 2/1/2000
SW Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group, , 11/1/1999
Monterey Peninsula School District, , 10/1/1999

Harley, like a person
Kliatt, 7/1/2000
Booklist, 6/1/2000
The Horn Book, 5/1/2000
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 5/1/2000
Publishers Weekly, 4/1/2000
Amazon.com,, What We're Reading, 4/1/2000
The Children's Book Review Service, 3/1/2000
Voices from the Middle, National Council of Teachers of English, 12/1/2000
The Horn Book Guide, 11/1/2000
VOYA, 10/1/2000

Hot-Cha-Cha
Children's Book Review Service, , 2/1/1999
Children's Literature, 12/1/1998
Kirkus Reviews, 10/1/1998
Clover Park Schools, , 4/1/2000
Tacoma Public Schools, , 12/1/1999
South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, , 3/1/1998

My Building
Tacoma Public Schools, 9/1/1999
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, Review of All Resources, 7/1/1999
Librarian's Book Review, Pittsburgh, 5/1/1999
Lorgnette, 5/1/1999
Children's Bookwatch, Midwest Book Review, 10/1/1998

Patches Lost and Found
Booklist, 1/1/2002
School Library Journal, 5/1/2001
Starred Review, Booklist, 3/1/2001
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 1/15/2001

Players
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Working Mother, Favorite Book for Tweens, 1/1/2001
Starred review, Booklist, 10/1/2000
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 1/1/2001
School Library Journal, 9/1/2000
Voice of Youth Advocates, 12/1/2000
Publishers Weekly, 11/1/2000
The Book Report, 11/1/2000
Kirkus Reviews, 10/1/2000

Pumpkinhead
Library Talk, starred review, 1/1/2002
School Library Journal, 9/1/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 8/15/2001
Publishers Weekly, 8/27/2001

Roadsigns
The Horn Book Guide, 4/1/2001
School Library Journal, September, 2000, 9/1/2000
Kirkus Reviews, 7/1/2000
Booklist, 12/1/2000
Children's Book Review Service, 11/1/2000
The Midwest Book Review, 12/1/2000

Rooster
Voice of Youth Advocates, 2/1/2002
Booklist, 2/1/2002
The Book Report, 9/10/2001
teenreads.com, 8/23/2001
Kliatt, 7/1/2001
Booklist, boxed review, 7/1/2001
The Horn Book Magazine, 7/1/2001
Publishers Weekly, 7/2/2001
School Library Journal, 6/1/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 4/15/2001
Amazon, 6/19/2001
Voices from the Middle, 9/1/2001

Tell-A-Bunny
Children's Book Review Service, 5/1/2000
Booklist, 5/1/2000
School Library Journal, 5/1/2000
The Horn Book Guide, 11/1/2000
Library Talk, 11/1/2000
The Wednesday Magazine, Townsend Communications, 4/1/2000
Nevada Book Review Program, 3/1/2000

The Alphabet Atlas
A Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, National Council for the Social Studies-Children's Book Council Joint Committee, , 1/1/2000
PieceWork, 1/1/2000
Today's Librarian, 7/1/1999
ForeWord, 6/1/1999
Librarian's Book Review, Pittsburgh, 5/1/1999
Children's Bookwatch, 5/1/1999
Curriculum Review, 5/1/1999
Kirkus Reviews, 5/15/1999
Children's Book Review Service, , 3/1/1999
Family Life, 10/1/1999
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, , 9/1/1999
Clark County School District, , 4/1/1999
South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, , 3/1/1999
Tacoma Public Schools, , 12/1/1999
Lorgnette, 12/1/1999
Maine Regional Library System, , 11/1/1999
Tucson Unified School District, , 10/1/1999

The Chair Where Bear Sits
School Library Journal, 2/1/2002
The Shy Librarian, 12/1/2001
Booklist, 11/15/2001
Santa Barbara News-Press, 10/14/2001

The Dirty Little Boy
School Library Journal, 5/1/2001
The New York Times Book Review, 5/20/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 3/1/2001
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Family News, 7/1/2001

The Feet in the Gym
Language Arts (NCTE), 3/1/2000
Booklist, 7/1/1999
School Library Journal, 6/1/1999
Reading Online, 11/1/1999
Lane County Book Review Program, 3/1/2000
Lorgnette, 9/1/1999
San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 8/1/1999
Clark County School District, , 5/1/1999
Children's Bookwatch, 4/1/1999
Tacoma Public Schools, 12/1/1999
Librarian's Book Review, Pittsburgh, 10/1/1999

The Girl Who Lost Her Smile
The Horn Book Guide, 4/1/2001
The New York Times Book Review, 1/11/2001
Booklist, 11/1/2000
The Children's Book Review Service, 11/1/2000
St. Louis Dispatch, 10/29/2000
The Midwest Book Review, 12/1/2000

The Keeper of Ugly Sounds
The Best Children's Books of the Year, Children's Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education, 1/1/2000
Children's Book Review Service, , 2/1/1999
Kirkus Reviews, 10/1/1998
ForeWord, 10/1/1998
Main Street News, 9/1/1999
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, , 6/1/1999
Lorgnette, 5/1/1999
Tacoma Public Schools, 3/1/1999
Nevada Book Review, 3/1/1999
Washoe County School District, 3/1/1999
Central Florida Family, 12/1/1998
Rock Island Argus, 11/1/1998
Valleykids Parent News, 10/1/1998

The Last Dinosaur Egg
Fort Worth Christian School Book Review Group, 9/1/1999
Lorgnette, 5/1/1999
South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, 3/1/1999
Denver Public Schools Book Review, 3/1/1999
Washoe County School District, 3/1/1999
Tucson School District, 10/1/1999

The Little Squeegy Bug
Booklist, 9/1/2001
School Library Journal, 9/1/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 9/1/2001

The Miracle of the Myrrh
Midwest Book Review, 3/1/2001
Publishers Weekly, 9/25/2000
Winston-Salem Journal, 12/20/2000
Children's Book Review Service, 11/1/2000
School Library Journal, 10/1/2000
Wabasso Standard, 11/29/2001
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Guideposts, 10/1/2000
Margaret Crowley, RSM, International Education Consultant, Sisters of Mercy, 10/1/2000

The Practically Perfect Pajamas
Booklist, 5/1/2000
School Library Journal, 5/1/2000
Publishers Weekly, 5/1/2000
The Children's Book Review Service, 3/1/2000
The Horn Book Guide, 11/1/2000
Mary Burns, The BookWorks Bookstore, Marysville, Washington. A Book Sense Bestseller,, Bookselling This Week, 6/26/2000
Librarian's Book Review, Pittsburgh, 4/1/2000
Clark County School District, Library Services Book Review, , 4/1/2000
Nevada Book Review Program, , 3/1/2000

The Runaway Tortilla
The Horn Book Guide, 10/15/2001
Kirkus Reviews, 9/1/2000
School Library Journal, 10/1/2000
The Midwest Book Review, 12/1/2000

The Stones of Mourning Creek
Voice of Youth Advocates, 2/1/2002
Publishers Weekly, 12/3/2001
School Library Journal, 10/1/2001
Kirkus Reviews, starred review, 10/1/2001
teenreads.com, 10/10/2001

Tobias, the Quig and the Rumplenut Tree
The Horn Book Guide, 11/1/2000
School Library Journal, 10/1/2000
Nevada Book Review Program, 3/1/2000

Veggie Soup
The Horn Book Guide, 4/1/2001
Publishers Weekly, 9/4/2000
Booklist, 11/1/2000
School Library Journal, 10/1/2000
The Midwest Book Review, 12/1/2000

Water Rat
The Best Children's Books of the Year, Children's Book Committee, Bank Street College of Education, 1/1/2000
Children's Book Review Service, 12/1/1999
School Library Journal, 1/1/1999
USA Today, 10/1/1998
Washington State Young Adult Review Group, 2/1/2000
Bloomsbury Review, 5/1/1999
The Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group, 10/1/1999

When They Fight
The Children's Book Review Service, 7/1/2000
School Library Journal, 6/1/2000
Booklist, 4/1/2000
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 11/1/2001