Books by Catherine Austen

ALL GOOD CHILDREN by Catherine Austen
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2011

"A shaded morality tale about individuality. (Dystopia. 12 & up)"
A corporate-controlled city decides to optimize its schools' efficiency by adjusting students' temperaments. Read full book review >
MY CAT ISIS by Catherine Austen
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"An intriguing effort that misses the mark. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Less than the sum of its parts, this effort to educate young listeners about aspects of Egyptian culture while simultaneously celebrating the love of a young boy for his pet never quite comes together. Read full book review >
WALKING BACKWARD by Catherine Austen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"An elegantly crafted volume of lasting power. (Fiction. 9-12)"
When his mother dies in a car crash, 12-year-old Josh realizes she had been the gravity that held family members in place. Read full book review >