Books by Jan L. Coates

TALKING TO THE MOON by Jan L. Coates
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2018

"This blend of a contemporary search for roots with finely detailed colonial history rewards patient readers, especially fans of historical fiction. (author interview) (Fiction. 8-12)"
A foster child on the autism spectrum finds friendship and surprising connection in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Read full book review >
SKY PIG by Jan L. Coates
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"Piggie pipe dreams come to life in this agreeable book. (Picture book. 3-7)"
One little piggie dreams of flying…can it really happen? Read full book review >
A HARE IN THE ELEPHANT'S TRUNK by Jan L. Coates
FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"From the beginning, Jacob Deng embodied the spirit of Wadeng, the faith that tomorrow will be better, and by the end of the tale, Jacob as storyteller and writer is poised to enter a wider world, where 'there are as many books in the world as there are stars in the African sky.' (Historical fiction. 12 & up)"
Jacob Deng was 7 years old when the northern militia invaded and destroyed his village in Southern Sudan, sending Jacob and thousands of other boys on an exodus to Ethiopia. Read full book review >