Suspense

TROUBLE ON THE TRACKS

1998 Scholastic

ISBN 0-590-13447-7

Kindle 2012

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

  • Published in Dutch (1999 Averbode OP HET SPOOR VAN DE KAKETOE ISBN 90-317-1426-7)

 

BOOKLIST:

...high-spirited contemporary adventure..

 

BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS:

...the sibling dialogue is authentic and the characterization...  credible...

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THREE DAYS (pb 2003 Puffin)(ebook 2015)
2001 Dutton

ISBN 0-525-46790-4

  • Junior Library Guild

  • Bank Street Best Books Master List

  • Oregon Battle of the Books list for 2013

  • starred review SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

  • SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL Best Books

  • nominated Florida Sunshine State Young Reader Award

  • nominated South Dakota Prairie Pasque Award

  • nominated Kansas William Allen White Award

  • nominated Pennsylvania Young Readers Award

  • nominated Iowa Children's Choice Award

  • Miami Herald Best Children's Book list

  • audiocassette with Recorded Books (ISBN 1-4025-0939-1)

  • in German (2005 Carlsen NUR 3 TAGE ISBN 3-551-58125-8)

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL: ...nightmarish scenes...a suspenseful reading experience...

 

THE HORN BOOK:

 ...Taut and suspenseful...the present-tense narration gives it a you-are-there immediacy...

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: 

...mystical coming-of-age tale....

KIRKUS:

...full of detail of setting and culture that should enthrall young fans of historical fiction.

 

VOYA:

... a great companion for ancient Egyptian studies and a great read for historical fiction fans, ancient Egyptian mythology buffs, and those searching for strong female protagonists.

 

BCCB:

...a veritable field trip through ancient Egypt

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL: 

Readers' hearts will be in their mouths as Kepi survives a sandstorm, reaches the capital, is forced into servitude, and confronts the Pharoah himself.

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LIGHTS ON THE NILE

2011 Harper Collins

ISBN 9780061667930

ebook with Scholastic Book Clubs 2013

 

  • Junior Library Guild