Books by Alasdair Bright

BEARS BEWARE by Patricia Reilly Giff
Released: April 10, 2012

"Young readers transitioning to chapter books will find themselves laughing while they empathize. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Mitchell thinks he isn't brave, so an overnight camping trip fills him with worry—and, besides, he doesn't want to celebrate his birthday in the woods. Read full book review >
STAR TIME by Patricia Reilly Giff
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"These amusing tales feel increasingly cozy as the reader comes to know each character one by one; fans of the Zigzag Kids will anticipate the next. (Fiction. 6-8)"
Each slim volume of The Zigzag Kids series highlights one character among the diverse group of friends attending one afterschool program; in this fourth installment, Gina is convinced that she will be the shining star of the upcoming Afternoon Center play. Read full book review >
FLYING FEET by Patricia Reilly Giff
Released: April 5, 2011

"The tension builds mildly, exploring the concept of individuality and the expanding pressures of growing up, demonstrating Giff's keen understanding of chapter-book readers. (Fiction. 6-9)"
The third in the Zigzag Kids series, which features a culturally diverse, tight-knit cast and focuses on one character per installment, turns to would-be inventor Charlie. Read full book review >
NUMBER ONE KID by Patricia Reilly Giff
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"Sequel Big Whopper publishes simultaneously (ISBN: 978-0-385-74688-5; PLB: 978-0-385-90926-6; paper: 978-0-553-49469-3). (Fiction. 6-9)"
This debut title in Giff's Zigzag Kids series introduces a large cast of characters who gather at the Afternoon Center of Zelda A. Zigzag School. Read full book review >