Karen Lee Schmidt - Popular Childrens Books

Review Ned the Knitting Pirate

Review Ned the Knitting Pirate The crew of the pirate ship the Rusty Heap are a fearsome bunch! They’re tougher than gristle and barnacle grit. They heave and they ho and they swab and they . . . knit?...

Review Panic

Review Panic This gripping and chillingly realistic novel from New York Times bestselling author Sharon Draper shows that all it takes is one bad decision for everything to change. Diamond knows not to get into a car with a...

Review The High King (The Chronicles of Prydain)

Review The High King (The Chronicles of Prydain) The High King by Lloyd Alexander When the most powerful weapon in the land of Prydain falls into the hands of Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death, Taran and Prince...

Review Twisted Summer

Review Twisted Summer Willo Davis Roberts wrote many books for adults and children during her long and illustrious career. Three of her children’s books won Edgar Awards, while others received great reviews and other accolades. “The One Left Behind”...

Review Lips Touch: Three Times

Review Lips Touch: Three Times Three tales of supernatural love, each pivoting on a kiss that is no mere kiss, but an action with profound consequences for the kissers’ souls: Goblin Fruit: In Victorian times, goblin men had only...

Review Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk

Review Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk Fairy tale fans will give a GIANT cheer for this funny retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk from the New York Times Bestselling author of Rump and Red! All his...

Review Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

Review Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze When Young Fu arrives with his mother in bustling 1920s Chungking, all he has seen of the world is the rural farming village where he has grown up. He knows nothing of...