Books by Jennifer Thermes

BEAR AND BIRD by James Skofield
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 15, 2014

"A good title to share when talking about death with children. (Picture book. 4 -7)"
Old Bear and baby Bird become close friends. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 11, 2013

"A valuable reminder to enjoy the outdoors and keep an eye out for possibilities! (Meet the Moose facts, author's note)  (Picture book. 3-6)"
A young boy out with his father is certain that he will spot a moose. So is the moose. Read full book review >
HELEN KELLER'S BEST FRIEND BELLE by Holly M. Barry
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

Helen Keller's life is summarized for younger children in this attractively illustrated biography that uses Keller's love for dogs as a unifying thematic thread.

The story focuses on Keller's childhood, summarizing her early life in rural Alabama and the arrival in 1887 of her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Read full book review >

Released: Nov. 9, 2012

"Parents beware: Children are likely to scout out the highest hill to try to replicate this amazing run. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A young girl's first-person narration brings a New England sled ride to life. Read full book review >
MAGGIE & OLIVER by Valerie Hobbs
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 25, 2011

"A touching and emotionally satisfying foundling tale. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
In 1905 Boston, a 10-year-old orphan finds herself on the streets (with a mysterious golden locket), as does a just-orphaned dog, in this heartwarming story about a search for home under rough conditions. Read full book review >
WHEN I WAS BUILT by Jennifer Thermes
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

Thermes introduces a contemporary of Virginia Lee Burton's Little House (1942) in this perspicuous, low-key debut. Read full book review >