Books by Alane Adams

THE CIRCUS THIEF by Alane Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"Another fine entry in this historical series for young readers."
The latest of author Adams and illustrator Gallegos' (The Santa Thief, 2017, etc.) Depression-era picture books shows a young boy's connection to a doomed circus horse.Read full book review >
THE BLUE WITCH by Alane Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 23, 2018

"Bright, brave characters star in this exhilarating tale of magic and mystical creatures."
An orphan witchling struggles with school bullies and the likelihood that the mother she's never known betrayed her coven in the launch of Adams' (The Santa Thief, 2017, etc.) YA fantasy series. Read full book review >
THE SANTA THIEF by Alane Adams
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 7, 2017

"An entertaining story with a plucky main character, a problem-solver rather than a thief. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A boy named Georgie secretly makes presents for his parents and surprises them on Christmas morning, when he receives a surprise gift himself. Read full book review >
THE RAVEN GOD by Alane Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2017

"A fast-paced, satisfying capper to a trilogy that's sure to enchant fans of adventure-driven fantasy."
Sam and his brave friends must rally to defend Orkney in the final installment of Adams' (The Red Sun, 2015, etc.) YAfantasy series.Read full book review >
Kalifus Rising by Alane Adams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Indelible characters, both good and evil, and a rescue storyline that refuses to dawdle."
In this second installment of a YA fantasy series, a boy's friends rush to save him before a teen witch surrenders to dark magic. Read full book review >
The Egg Thief by Alane Adams
Released: April 5, 2016

"A delightful take on the theme of a boy and his dog, full of detailed—and frequently funny—images and a valuable message about paying attention to the needs of your neighbors."
A boy tries to figure out how to replace some missing eggs in this picture book about community and family. Read full book review >
The Coal Thief by Alane Adams
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"A beautifully illustrated, realistic slice of history with a likable, repentant thief as its hero."
Adams (The Red Sun, 2015, etc.) and Gallegos offer a children's series in which a young hero's father teaches him a lesson about thievery—and sharing—during the Great Depression.Read full book review >