Books by David Winkler

THE RETURN OF CALICO BRIGHT by David Winkler
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 15, 2003

"Some quite good stories here, but too many plot lines, several unresolved. (Fiction. YA)"
Callie's bildungsroman takes her from high-school concerns, through adventure and danger, to political understanding. Read full book review >
SCOTTY AND THE GYPSY BANDIT by David Winkler
Released: March 27, 2000

"Overall, it's patchwork storytelling, but the tone is reminiscent of that found in Jack Gantos's autobiographical novels (Jack on the Tracks, 1999, etc.), and the cast is enjoyably quirky. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Winkler's debut for children is an offbeat, darkly humorous tale that takes a preteen from the death of his father to a healing round of Thanksgiving deliveries to local children's shelters, with murder, romance, adolescent pranks, and plenty of growing up in between. Read full book review >