Books by Carol Dines

Released: May 1, 2006

"Riveting in both action and description. (Historical fiction. YA)"
In the late 17th century, Queen Christina of Sweden abdicated her throne, became a Catholic and moved to Rome, where she ruled a quarter in the city and jockeyed for power with Pope Innocent XI. Read full book review >
TALK TO ME by Carol Dines
Released: June 1, 1997

"They and their families are wrestling with the rest of life as well as adolescence, in stories that hone in on a moment in time and map from it a future of myriad possibilities. (Short stories. 13-15)"
A collection of clear-eyed stories that are full of promise. Read full book review >

From the beginning, Leah, 14, finds her rebellious new friend, Tamara, fascinating and attractive; she also seems a potential ally against Leah's mother's new boyfriend—Jose, the fat, Mexican vice-principal at the school where Mom is a social worker. Read full book review >