Books by Joan Carris

WELCOME TO THE BED AND BISCUIT by Joan Carris
ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Kids will welcome sequels. (Fiction. 6-10)"
Grampa aka Dr. Adam Bender owns and runs the Bed and Biscuit, an animal boarding house. Read full book review >
BEWARE THE RAVENS by Joan Carris
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 2, 1995

"The accent may be British, but Carris has concocted a solidly American mystery. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Readers who last met Todd and his great-aunt Morbelia in Aunt Morbelia and the Screaming Skulls (1990) will happily accompany them and Todd's friend Jeff on a trip to England. Read full book review >
STOLEN BONES by Joan Carris
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1993

"Note about joining a dig; glossary. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Eleven-year-old Alec's lifelong hurt over his grandfather's rejection comes to the fore when he and his mother accompany her dad on a summer dinosaur dig in Montana: Valuable bones disappear, and Alec—torn by his angry wish to win ``Dr. Dinosaur's'' love and respect and by a desire to stop the thefts- -plays detective. Read full book review >
HOWLING FOR HOME by Joan Carris
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Still, a readable story about an appealing pup and his new boy, fine for young dog lovers. (Fiction/Young reader. 7-10)"
A ``Springboard Book'' about an irrepressible Bernese mountain dog's adjustment to a new home. Read full book review >
A GHOST OF A CHANCE by Joan Carris
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"Map; occasional full-page b&w drawings. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A summer-vacation novel with everything—dolphins, buried treasure, a pirate's ghost, and a most appealing cast of humans. Read full book review >