Elementary and Middle Grade Novels and Stories

by Donna Jo Napoli

Friendship Humor Trilogy (available on Kindle 2012)

-- amazing talking freckles!--

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SOCCER SHOCK 

1991 Dutton  (pb 1993 Puffin)
ISBN 0-525-44827-6

  • Hall of Fame Sports Books for Kids 1996 Philadelphia Children's Reading Round Table

  • nominated Nutmeg Book Award

  • in cassette through National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

  • in Chinese (1999 Academy Press- Xue Yuan ISBN 7-5077-0858-6)

 

 

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

... fantastic twist... lighthearted ... genuine characters ...[The characters] are heroic in smaller, more personal ways--sticking to their goals and accomplishing them.

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SHARK SHOCK

1994 Dutton (pb 1997 Puffin)

ISBN 0-525-45267-2)

  • Children’s Books 1994, Free Library of Philadelphia

  • Keystone State Reading Association's Young Adult Book Award Nominee

  • in cassette through National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

  • in Chinese (1999 Academy Press-Xue Yuan ISBN 7-5077-0878-0)

BOOKLIST

... A lighthearted but realistic look at the fears contemporary children encounter as they grow up...

 

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

...will appeal to children who have an appreciation for the absurd, particularly when it occurs in a warm, supportive environment...

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SHELLEY SHOCK

2000 Dutton (pb 2002 Puffin)

ISBN 0-525-46452-2

 

BOOKLIST:

...humor ...interesting characters... believable portrayal of the complexities of sixth-grade life...

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