Books by Garret Freymann-Weyr

FRENCH DUCKS IN VENICE by Garret Freymann-Weyr
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"A splendidly illustrated but somewhat awkwardly spun tale of inner strength found when love is lost. (Illustrated fiction. 9-14)"
Preteens weaned on Disney princesses may swoon for this melancholy modern fairy tale starring the lovely Russian dressmaker Polina Panova who is neither a French duck nor from Venice, Italy, as the title suggests. Read full book review >
AFTER THE MOMENT by Garret Freymann-Weyr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 18, 2009

"With its wise writing and literary word choices, this is a smart book with questionable popularity. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Leigh is a popular athlete from New York City. Read full book review >
STAY WITH ME by Garret Freymann-Weyr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 17, 2006

"Simply exquisite. (Fiction. YA)"
Freymann-Weyr's prose always has an incandescent intensity, never more so than when Leila Abranel tells how it was to live on the verge of age 17 after her much older sister Rebecca committed suicide. Read full book review >
THE KINGS ARE ALREADY HERE by Garret Freymann-Weyr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 21, 2003

"Freymann-Weyr's language is as precise as a blade: Phebe and Kolya's decisions about their future make a quiet and satisfying resolution to this profoundly stirring work. (Fiction. YA)"
An intense, contrapuntal novel of exquisite intelligence and sensitivity. Read full book review >
MY HEARTBEAT by Garret Freymann-Weyr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 29, 2002

"Breathtaking in the purity of its emotions and in its refusal to pigeonhole any of its characters, it will engage teen readers to the very last page. (Fiction. YA)"
In this lovely and passionate story, told in the first-person present, the questions of love are repeated over, under, around, and beneath: how do parents love their children? Read full book review >
WHEN I WAS OLDER by Garret Freymann-Weyr
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Freymann-Weyr has crafted a smartly written story that honors both intellect and love while remaining blessedly free of cliché or sugar-coating. (Fiction. 10-15)"
In this exceptional novel about the grief process, Sophie comes through as a unique but very real character. Read full book review >