Books by Catherine Deeter

LANGSTON HUGHES by Alice Walker
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2002

The text of a 1974 picture-book biography of the poet Langston Hughes is reprinted, with new illustrations. Read full book review >

THE RETURN OF REX AND ETHEL by Arnold Adoff
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2000

A touching story about two girls, two dogs, and the way in which the girls deal with the deaths of their beloved pets. Read full book review >

SEYMOUR BLEU by Catherine  Deeter
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

Deeter (who illustrated Alice Walker's Finding the Green Stone, 1991, etc.) guides readers through an exploration of the artistic process. Read full book review >

FINDING THE GREEN STONE by Alice Walker
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

The Pulizer Prize-winning novelist tells an allegorical tale with a contemporary setting: Like everyone in their friendly rural neighborhood, Katie and her brother Johnny each possess an iridescent green stone, carried in a pocket or used for games. Read full book review >

TO HELL WITH DYING by Alice Walker
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1988

"A Fine story of deep feeling."
In a short story produced as a picture book, a well-known novelist (The Color Purple) depicts the loving relationship between Mr. Sweet, "a diabetic and an alcoholic and a guitar player," and the girl who narrates the story. Read full book review >