Books by Jan Naimo Jones

EVERY MONDAY IN THE MAILBOX by Louisa Fox
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 1995

"The pictures have an oversweetened, artificial quality, but Melinda's natural exuberance comes through on every spread. (Picture book. 4-6)"
First-grader Melinda, who lives with her mother, reluctantly says goodbye to a grandmotherly neighbor, Mrs. Wilcox, who's moving to a nursing home. Mrs. Wilcox promises Melinda a surprise in the mailbox every Monday, and her cheerful cards and letters become the eagerly anticipated focus of Melinda's week. Read full book review >
MAKE A WISH, MOLLY by Barbara Cohen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1994

"Altogether, a worthy continuation of a justly celebrated story. (Picture book. 6-9)"
In a companion to Molly's Pilgrim (1983), Molly Hyman—still in third grade and still struggling to adjust to American customs- -attends her first birthday party, only to be hideously embarrassed: since it's Passover, she can't eat any of the elegant cake and is thus exposed to the scorn and prejudice of her nemesis, Elizabeth. Read full book review >
LADY DAISY by Dick King-Smith
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1993

"A surprising subject for King-Smith—no farms, no animals- -but enjoyable. (Fiction. 8-12)"
When the Victorian doll Ned finds in Gran's attic speaks to him, it's the beginning of an unusual friendship. Read full book review >