Thursday, February 23, 2012

March Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor is the wonderful author of our March book, Emily's Fortune. Find out more about her by watching a video interview at Reading Rockets and at the Internet Public Library for Kids. She has written many books for children including:

Cuckoo Feathers (2006)
When two pigeons that Sarah wants as pets move from her Chicago apartment's window ledge to the building next door, Sarah tries to figure out how to get them to come back.

Roxie and the Hooligans (2006)
Roxie Warbler, the niece of a famous explorer, follows Uncle Dangerfoot's advice on how to survive any crisis when she becomes stranded on an island with a gang of school bullies and a pair of murderous bank robbers.

The Grand Escape (1993)
After years of being strictly house cats, Marco and Polo escape into the wonderful, but dangerous outside world and are sent on three challenging adventures by a group of cats known as the Club of Mysteries.

Shiloh (1991)
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.

Alice in Rapture, Sort Of (1989)
The summer before she enters the seventh grade becomes the summer of Alice's first boyfriend, and she discovers that love is about the most mixed-up thing that can possibly happen to you, especially since she has no mother to go to for advice.

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