Books by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2011

"Eastman's digital photo-collages are nicely attuned to the text, with enough wackiness to bring out the humor yet also built up of parts that call attention to the expository material. (Nonfiction. 6-10)"
Nicolson gathers and answers two-dozen fundamental curiosities of the human condition. Read full book review >
TORNADO! by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2003

From the ominous black funnel cloud on the cover, to the harrowing eyewitness accounts and the many slam-bang color photographs of the damage caused by tornadoes, this title grabs the attention of readers fascinated by natural disasters. Read full book review >
HURRICANE! by Cynthia Pratt Nicolson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Since it lacks the drama and visual appeal of Patricia Lauber's Hurricanes (1996) or Seymour Simon's Storms (1989), this should only be purchased where additional materials are needed. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A serviceable title in the "Disaster" series financed in part by the Ontario Arts Council. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"In addition, she expertly sets the stage for upcoming developments in the already-begun genetic revolution. (index, glossary) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Her subtitle's bold claim notwithstanding, Nicolson does maintain a steady balance between breadth and depth in this primer on genetic mechanisms and issues. Read full book review >