Books by Elaine Pascoe

FOOLED YOU! by Elaine Pascoe
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

"Still, naïve young readers will find both entertainment and food for thought here. (generous, partly annotated, resource list) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
From Edgar Allan Poe's bogus newspaper report of a balloon flight across the Atlantic to the heartrending blog of a fictional dying teen, "Kaycee Nicole Swenson," Pascoe reports on over a dozen sensation-creating hoaxes perpetrated over the past two centuries. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

An entry in The New Explorers books, adapted from the PBS series of the same name. Read full book review >
TADPOLES by Elaine Pascoe
by Elaine Pascoe, photographed by Dwight Kuhn
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Nevertheless, an especially handsome cover will attract young readers. (glossary, further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 8-10)"
The draw for readers may be information on how to catch, raise, and observe tadpoles from egg to adult, but this solid entry in the Nature Close-Up series also discusses the classification of amphibians, frog families, frog anatomy, life cycle, and endangered status. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: Dec. 15, 1992

"List of freedom-defending organizations (including ALA); source notes; bibliography; index. (Nonfiction. 12+)"
Solidly written if uninvolving summary of issues raised in court cases testing the limits of freedom of expression. Read full book review >