Books by Courtney Sheinmel

AGNES AND CLARABELLE by Adele Griffin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Though episodic rather than eventful, it's sure to entertain young readers transitioning to chapter books.(Fiction. 5-7)"
Griffin, Sheinmel, and Palacios introduce an earnest, quirky duo in a light series for transitioning readers. Read full book review >
CHLOE ON THE BRIGHT SIDE by Courtney Sheinmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2016

"On the bright side, maybe things will get better for Chloe and her readers in the next installment. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Determined to find new best friends in her new school, fifth-grader Chloe Silver makes mistakes, but her essential kindness helps her out. Read full book review >
SCAREDY CAT by Courtney Sheinmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2016

"As in her other, now-numerous outings, Stella is a likable child; it's pleasant to spend some time with her. (Fiction. 5-9)"
Stella Batts, somewhat intrepid third-grader, is back for another adventure, and this time she's worried about bad luck—and ghosts.Read full book review >
EDGEWATER by Courtney Sheinmel
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"Riveting and heartbreaking. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Grey Gardens meets teen family drama. Read full book review >
POSITIVELY by Courtney Sheinmel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2009

"This is a book that fulfills a specific need, but its overall flaws make it unlikely to be passed from reader to reader and gain a following. (Fiction. 9-14)"
HIV-positive Emmy has to put her life back together when her mother dies of AIDS. Read full book review >