Books by Ann Whitehead Nagda

KEVIN KEEPS UP by Ann Whitehead Nagda
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"With a winning protagonist and an enjoyable cast of characters, Kevin's story makes for a fresh and entertaining chapter book likely to please transitioning readers and give children with ADHD a character to whom they can easily relate. (Fiction. 7-10)"
A boy who just can't stay on track finds himself facing his biggest challenge ever. Read full book review >
THE VALENTINE CAT by Ann Whitehead Nagda
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 15, 2008

As Valentine's Day approaches in Mrs. Steele's fourth-grade classroom, Jenny finds herself preoccupied with a looming catastrophe of her own: Little brother Toby's asthma has forced the eviction of her beloved cat. Read full book review >

THE PERFECT CAT-SITTER by Ann Whitehead Nagda
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2007

This fourth book about the fourth-graders in Mrs. Steele's class finds Rana rushing off with her family just before the Christmas holiday to take care of her grandfather who's had a heart attack in India. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

Nagda once again illustrates the many uses of mathematics in the real world in her latest zoo title. Read full book review >

TARANTULA POWER! by Ann Whitehead Nagda
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2007

Fourth-grader Richard is paired up with bully Kevin on a science project. Read full book review >

NUMBERS AND COUNTING
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

Fascinating facts about baby pandas combined with a math lesson make this ideal for parents and teachers alike. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

Bickel, a veterinary assistant at the Denver Zoo, and Nagda team up again for some animal math in this charming account of two abandoned polar bear cubs. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

In this peek into the care of zoo babies, readers will learn not only about chimpanzees, but will also reinforce their math skills. Read full book review >

SNAKE CHARMER by Ann Whitehead Nagda
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2001

Exotic and down-to-earth at the same time, this scrapbook of images of a family whose father and grandfather practice the ancient art of snake charming intrigues visually and textually. Read full book review >

DEAR WHISKERS by Ann Whitehead Nagda
FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2000

Nagda (Tiger Territory: A Story of the Chitwan Valley, 1999) offers middle readers a taste of the pleasures and rewards of helping others. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

A true story of a baby tiger's brush with death from starvation is an opportunity for learning about graphs. T.J., a Siberian Tiger born at the Denver Zoo, stopped eating after the sudden death of his mother. Read full book review >