Books by Christine Pakkala

LAST-BUT-NOT-LEAST LOLA AND A KNOT THE SIZE OF TEXAS by Christine Pakkala
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Cheeky Lola is a well-balanced combination of exuberance and naïve vulnerability that charms and entertains. (Fiction. 6-9)"
Hilarious Lola has a lot of problems, but the very biggest one—growing all the time—is the immense knot of snarled hair at the back of her head. What is a girl to do? Read full book review >
LAST-BUT-NOT-LEAST LOLA AND THE WILD CHICKEN by Christine Pakkala
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"While it's nice to have a Jewish chapter-book protagonist, so far Lola is mostly Clementine-lite. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Lola is back in another tale of school and rocky friendship (Last-But-Not-Least Lola Going Green, 2013). Read full book review >
JASMINE AND MADDIE by Christine Pakkala
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2014

"While no new ground is covered in Pakkala's novel, the spot-on cover will entice readers who will identify with the pain of middle school, enjoy the well-developed secondary characters and applaud the girls' growth. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Can two seemingly opposite girls become friends? Read full book review >
LAST-BUT-NOT-LEAST LOLA GOING GREEN by Christine Pakkala
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"Alas, Lola feels more like a Clementine or Ramona wannabe than a real original. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Second-grader Lola Zuckerman suffers from the indignity of having a last name at the end of the alphabet. Read full book review >