Books by Brian Deines

ADRIFT AT SEA by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"An adequate introduction to the Vietnamese refugee journey for young readers (Picture book. 7-10)"
A young Vietnamese boy and his family flee Vietnam in search of a better life. Read full book review >
ELEPHANT JOURNEY by Rob Laidlaw
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Art and text create a moving tale. (index) (Informational picture book. 6-10)"
Three elephants from the Toronto Zoo are moved to a sanctuary in California. Read full book review >
IN A CLOUD OF DUST by Alma Fullerton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"A nice addition to primary-grade 'values' collections. (Picture book. 5-8)"
In Tanzania, a bicycle lending library provides joy for village schoolchildren. Read full book review >
BEAR ON THE HOMEFRONT by Stephanie Innes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Child readers, in wartime or not, will give their teddies an extra, grateful squeeze. (afterword) (Picture book. 5-10)"
A brother and sister evacuated from England during World War II gather strength from a tiny teddy bear. Read full book review >