Books by Jaime Zollars

THE SHABBAT PUPPY by Leslie Kimmelman
Released: April 1, 2012

"An effective presentation of the weekly religious observance as a personal reflection on life's simple pleasures. (Picture book. 5-7)"
The peaceful respite offered by Shabbat is celebrated in the nature walks a boy and his grandfather enjoy. Read full book review >
NOT A BUZZ TO BE FOUND by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A great overview—for more specifics about each insect, check out Judy Allen's Backyard Books series. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
This look at how insects survive the cold may have young naturalists scouring the winter landscape to find them for themselves. Read full book review >
CAKES AND MIRACLES by Barbara Diamond Goldin
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

Goldin pares down her original tale, published in 1991 with illustrations by Erika Weihs, to a succinct story and gives Basha, the mother, a less restrictive and critical voice. Hershel, the blind son, confident his disability does not prevent him from mentally visualizing and then making shapes while playing in the mud, wishes to be more helpful to his mother, who rebuffs him, though lovingly: "Such a good imagination my son has!" Read full book review >

INSIDE THE SLIDY DINER by Laurel Snyder
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

In as fine a game of Grossout as ever was, a child squires an anxious-looking friend around a diner in which, she claims, the cuisine runs to Pumpkin Asparagus Pie and Greasily Niblets, the floor is so slick that booths sometimes slide out into the street and the proprietor is decidedly witchy: "Sometimes Ethelmae grins at you, and you can see her tooth." Read full book review >

NOT IN ROOM 204 by Shannon Riggs
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2007

Regina Lillian Hadwig loves Room 204. Read full book review >