Family Humor -- novel and sequel

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KIRKUS:

...a genial famly story that, in its succinct handling of real issues, recalls Betsy Byars...

 

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

...deftly delivers a worthwhile message to youngsters having trouble overcoming a fear

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WHEN THE WATER CLOSES OVER MY HEAD

1994 Dutton (pb 1996 Puffin)

ISBN 0-525-45083-1
reissued pb 2002 Scholastic

ISBN 0043936800

  • Outstanding Merit, Bank Street Child Study CBC

  • starred review KIRKUS

  • boxed review BOOKLIST

  • book of the month Philadelphia Children's Reading Round Table

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

  • published in Chinese (1999Academy Press-Xue Yuan ISBN 7-5077-0814-4)

 

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ON GUARD

1997 Dutton (pb 1999 Puffin)

ISBN 0-525-45759-3)

available on Kindle 2012

  • Book of the month Philadelphia Children's Reading Round Table

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

  • published in Chinese (1999 Academy Press-Xue Yuan ISBN 7-5077-0815-2)

 

 

BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS:

 ...deftly drawn, evincing wisdom about the perplexities and pitfalls involved in youthful alliances... lure of an offbeat and glamorous sport...

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