Books by Catherine Rondina

CAREY PRICE by Catherine Rondina
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 1, 2018

"An inspiring story, especially for hockey fans—and not just for reluctant teen readers. (glossary, career highlights, index) (Biography. 12-18)"
While playing hockey on backyard rinks in Anahim Lake, British Columbia, as a boy, Carey Price (Ulkatcho and Nuxalk) was readying himself to become a champion NHL player. Read full book review >
LIGHTING OUR WORLD by Catherine Rondina
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"This book will be useful as a starting point for teachers, librarians and students who want to search out some interesting festivals to compare and contrast, but it's not as enlightening as it could be. (glossary) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
Lights, bonfires, fireworks and candles: All are used throughout the world to celebrate a great range of holidays. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"An extensive closing catalog of familiar 'Parentisms'—'I'm not running a taxi service,' 'Because I said so, that's why,' etc.—adds a chuckle-inducing lagniappe. (Informational ephemera. 9-11)"
Gleefully providing ammunition for snarky readers eager to second-guess misguided beliefs and commands of grown-ups, Rondina dishes up the straight poop on dozens of topics from the cleanliness of a dog's mouth and the relationship (none) between French fries and acne to whether an earwig could really crawl into your ear and eat your brains. Read full book review >