Books by Barbara O'Connor

WONDERLAND by Barbara  O'Connor
Released: Aug. 28, 2018

"A richly satisfying exploration of the logic and determination with which children work to make things right. (Fiction 10-12)"
When her unreliable mom is hired to cook and clean for a wealthy Alabama family, Mavis is hopeful they'll stay long enough for her to have a best friend. Read full book review >
WISH by Barbara  O'Connor
Released: Aug. 30, 2016

"A warm, real, and heartfelt tale. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Sent to stay with her aunt and uncle in Colby, North Carolina, an angry girl makes the same wish daily. Read full book review >
ON THE ROAD TO MR. MINEO'S by Barbara  O'Connor
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"Yes, a one-legged pigeon can satisfyingly link even these quirky characters together. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Can a one-legged pigeon create a connection, however tenuous, among disparate residents of a sleepy South Carolina town? Read full book review >