CHILDREN OF THE DRAGON: SELECTED TALES FROM VIETNAM (2012) illus by Trina Schart Hyman Grades 1-5
This is a re-issuing of the original version published by Harcourt in 2001, which had six tales. This version has three folk tales.
VOICES OF THE WESTERN FRONTIER (2016) illus. by Julie Dupre Buckner Grades 2-5
ISBN: 978-1-4556-1961-0. American Western Expansion from Lewis and Clark through modern times
VOICES OF PEARL HARBOR (2013) illus. by Layne Johnson Grades 2-5
ISBN: 978-1-4556-1609-1. The 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor through the eyes of sixteen narratives.
VOICES OF THE DUST BOWL (2012) illus by Judith Hierstein Grades 2-5
ISBN: 978-1-58980- 964-2 The Dust Bowl of the 1930's through the eyes of sixteen narratives.
VOICES OF GETTYSBURG (2010) illus by Judith Hierstein. Grades 2-5
ISBN: 978-1-58980-653-5. American Civil War history through eyes of 16 narratives. Storytelling World Award.
THE BUFFALO SOLDIER (2006) illus by Ronald Himler. Grades 2-5
ISBN 978-1-58980-391-6. The narrative of a former slave who became a Buffalo Soldier; covers 1865-1945. Many awards.
VOICES OF THE ALAMO (originally published by Scholastic; reprinted by Pelican in 2004) Illus. by Ronald Himler. Grades 2-5
ISBN 1-58980-222-5. Texas history through the eyes of 16 narratives. Won many honors.
BEST HORSE ON THE FORCE (paperback edition) Grades 2-4
ISBN: 978-1-58980-437 (paperback). Adventures of two boys & a Houston police horse.
[Hardcover edition originally published by Holt is available from author]
THE LOTUS SEED (Harcourt Brace, 1993) ills. By Tatsuro Kiuchi Grades K and up
ISBN 0-15-249465-0 (hardback) ISBN: 0-15-201483-7 (paperback)
A Vietnamese woman's journey through life from childhood to old age. Won many awards.
SHADOW OF THE DRAGON (Harcourt Brace, 1993) YA Grades 6 and up
ISBN 0-15-273530-5 (hardback) ISBN 0-15-273532-1 (paperbk)
A Vietnamese teen struggles with loyalty to family traditions and American friends. Many awards.
SONG OF THE BUFFALO BOY (Harcourt Brace, 1992) YA Grades 6 and up
ISBN# 0-15-277107-7 (hardback) ISBN# 0-15-200098-4 (paperback)
An Amerasian girl in Vietnam tries to find the truth about her American father. Won many awards.
Books Arranged by Publisher:
OUT OF PRINT BOOKS Available from Author. Contact me for prices and availability:
THE SUMMER SANDS (Harcourt Brace, 1995) ills. By Robert J. Lee Grades K-5
Focuses on Gulf Coast ecology (hardcover)
MY FATHER'S BOAT illus. by Ted Rand (Scholastic, 1998) Grades K-5
Vietnamese shrimpers along Gulf Coast (hardcover and paperback available)
MIDDLE GRADE NOVELS:
BEST HORSE ON THE FORCE (Henry Holt, 1991) Grades 2-4 (hardcover edition)
Adventures of two boys & a Houston police horse.
[Paperback edition is available from Pelican Publishing]
THE SILENT STORM (Harcourt Brace, 1993) Grades 5 and up [paperback only]
A girl on Galveston Island struggles with painful memories during a hurricane. Many awards.
THE LAST RAINMAKER (Harcourt Brace, 1997) Grades 5 and up
Girl joins a wild west show in 1900 to find the identity of her mother (hardback & paperback available)
VALLEY OF THE MOON: The Diary of Maria Rosalia de Milagros (Dear America Series, 2001) Grades 4 and up
California history in 1846 told by Mexican/Indian girl. [also available from Scholastic]
A LINE IN THE SAND: THE ALAMO DIARY OF LUCINDA LAWRENCE (Dear America Series, 1998) Grades 4 & up [out of stock]
Texas History. Great book for fourth graders in Texas schools.
FOR OLDER READERS:
INDIO (Harcourt 1995) Grades 6 and up
Historical novel set in 1500's Texas, depicting how arrival of Spaniards affected Native
Americans. BBYA, WWA Spur Award (hardcover & paperback available)
IN THE SHADOW OF THE ALAMO (Harcourt, Fall 2001). YA Grades 6 and up [limited number available]
ISBN 0-15-201744-5 YA novel about a young Mexican soldier in Santa Anna's army at the time of Texas Revolution.
LETTERS FROM THE MOUNTAIN (Harcourt) Grades 6 and up [some 5th graders]
A troubled teen from the city is sent to live with relatives on a Texas mountain.
[I only have a few of the paperback edition in stock]
NON-FICTION: for ages 16 and up
WRITING FOR YOUNG ADULTS (Writer's Digest Books, 1998)
A how-to book for those who want to write for teenagers; ins & outs of getting published.
Books that are currently in print may be ordered from publishers, local bookstores, or on-line stores. Publishers give a 40% discount if the author is visiting your school. Out-of-print titles may be found at on-line sellers such as amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com or overstock.com. The author also has a limited number of out-of-print titles or autographed current titles for sale. Contact her directly for prices and shipping costs.
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT: Order Info: 1-800-543-1918
PELICAN PUBLISHING: Order Info: 1-800-843-1724