Books by Barbara Garland Polikoff

WHY DOES THE COQUÍ SING? by Barbara Garland Polikoff
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 2004

"Like a warm breeze scented with orchids. (Fiction 12+)"
Uprooted from her home in Chicago, Luz finds herself in a home she has never known: San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 1999

WITH ONE BOLD ACTThe Story of Jane AddamsPolikoff, Barbara Garland Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 1992

"In the end, Horatio, Evie, and O.P. hold a memorial service for Joshua that leaves them feeling better but otherwise little changed. (Fiction. 11-13)"
A leaden story about a family in mourning: It's been nearly two years since Joshua Tuckerman died, but he's still missed by his son Horatio, his wife Evie, and his father (``O.P.''—Old Professor), a retired scholar mildly disabled by a heart attack. Read full book review >