Books by Alex Woolf

NEIL ARMSTRONG by Alex Woolf
Released: Oct. 1, 2019

"Rosy, bland hero worship. (glossary, index) (Biography. 10-12)"
A panegyric to the "reluctant hero" who first stepped onto the moon's surface. Read full book review >
THE DARK FOREST by Alex Woolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 6, 2018

"This middle volume doesn't really set up the (nearly) explosive climax to come but is replete with chases and escapes. (Historical fiction. 11-13)"
Young actors/spies find themselves on a new mission when the death of Queen Elizabeth sparks a Catholic plot to assassinate King James as historical characters from William Shakespeare to Francis Bacon trot into and out of view. Read full book review >
CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST by Alex Woolf
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"It's a quick skim with higgledy-piggledy page design, but it's carefully tuned to spark thought and discussion rather than to shock alone. (timeline, websites, fiction and nonfiction bibliographies, index) (Nonfiction. 11-13)"
A Holocaust mosaic with a particular focus on children, constructed from period photos and short extracts from diaries or survivors' accounts. Read full book review >