Books by Caroline Kennedy

How The English Establishment Framed STEPHEN WARD by Caroline Kennedy
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"A fine investigation of a legal injustice and the cultural upheaval that conjured it."
Modern Britain's splashiest sex-and-politics scandal led to the persecution of an innocent—or at least not especially guilty—man according to this yeasty exposé of the Profumo Affair, reissued for the 50th anniversary of the debacle. Read full book review >
POEMS TO LEARN BY HEART by Caroline Kennedy
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2013

"From the sonorant and strange to the profound and challenging, the poems and paintings collected here are sure to capture readers of any age. (Poetry. 3 & up)"
A gorgeous collection of poems selected with commitment to memory in mind. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 14, 2011

"All politics is local—and personal. These interviews are invaluable in providing a fly-on-the-wall view of life in the Kennedy White House—and there has never been so intimate a view from a First Lady's perspective."
The late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis speaks candidly about life in Camelot. Read full book review >
POETRY
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"While the actual collection is only so-so, there is excellence in illustration, Kennedy's introductions and as a way of showing children that all poetry need not rhyme and be funny. (index of first lines) (Poetry. 4+)"
Kennedy's focus here is on sharing the classic poets with children, and she emphasizes the closeness and warmth that comes from using poems to spark memories of times spent together as a family. Read full book review >
PROFILES IN COURAGE FOR OUR TIME by Caroline Kennedy
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2002

"By and large, a refreshing sampling of political legacies cleaving to the notion of equality and justice on behalf of the weak and exploited."
Character sketches of 14 men and women who have won the Profiles in Courage Award, which recognizes elected officials who "stood fast for the ideals of America." Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 10, 1995

"Alderman and Kennedy don't seem to have a take, legal or moral, on the right to privacy, and so ironically, their book offers little more than titillation. (First printing of 100,000; Book-of-the-Month Club selection; author tour)"
Human-interest stories of privacy invaded, plus a smattering of legal concepts for the uninitiated. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 18, 1990

An appealing introduction to the Bill of Rights, which, by recounting illustrative cases, gives constitutional law a human dimension. Read full book review >