Books by Diane Stanley

JOPLIN, WISHING by Diane Stanley
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"With magic and a bit of danger, and touching on themes of family, loss, friendship, misunderstandings, kindness, and second chances, Joplin and Sofie's story is not soon forgotten. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Stanley's fantasy offers an enticing blend of suspense, an ancient curse, a lonely girl, a hint of romance, and a fairy-tale trope. Read full book review >
ADA LOVELACE, POET OF SCIENCE by Diane Stanley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"Pithy narrative plus charming pictures equals an admiring, admirable portrait of a STEM pioneer. (author's note, important dates, bibliography of adult sources, glossary) (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
Stanley surveys the brief life of Byron's daughter, whose scientific education and inquiring mind shaped her foundational contributions to computer science. Read full book review >