Books by Connie Jordan Green

EMMY by Connie Jordan Green
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

"An old- fashioned story—with lively escapades, problems resolved, and problems endured—but also a believable picture of good people making the best of hard times. (Fiction. 10-14)"
The author of The War at Home (1989), set on a Tennessee farm in 1945, moves back a generation to early union days in the coal country. Read full book review >

As its title suggests, this novel about adjusting to life in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in 1945 is as much an exploration of its setting as a story about 13-year-old Mattie McDowell and her family—who have moved from a Kentucky mining community to take part in the secret work that resulted in the first atomic bomb. Read full book review >