Books by Joy N. Hulme

EASTER BABIES by Joy N. Hulme
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"5', it will just fit into an oversized basket; make sure the kiddos brush their teeth after reading it. (Picture book. 2-5)"
"When signs of spring are in the air, / we look for babies everywhere!" Read full book review >
MARY CLARE LIKES TO SHARE by Joy N. Hulme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2006

"What could be a boring and didactic exercise in fractional story problems is instead a witty easy reader, combining breezy rhymes with cheerful illustrations of children of many different ethnicities. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
Mary Clare (who has red hair) is a kind little girl who is the soul of generosity. Read full book review >
WILD FIBONACCI by Joy N. Hulme
NUMBERS AND COUNTING
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"It's an entirely novel way to present a very tricky idea, but it just doesn't add up quite right. (Picture book. 7+)"
The organizing principle of this unusual counting book is the mathematical Fibonacci sequence (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, etc.), which, when plotted on a graph, forms an "equiangular spiral"—a curve frequently found in nature. Read full book review >
CLIMBING THE RAINBOW by Joy N. Hulme
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2004

"Readers will want to see Dora's story continued. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Those who recall Dora Cookson from Through the Open Door (2000) will be pleased to follow her now that an operation has enabled her to speak. Read full book review >
THROUGH THE OPEN DOOR by Joy N. Hulme
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 31, 2000

"Dora's voice is definitely that of an adult recollecting, but what she tells is compelling enough to keep young readers listening. (author's note) (Fiction. 8-12)"
The first of a projected series of novels based on true family stories gathered by the author, this has the warmth of real life and a bit of the static quality of a sepia photograph. Read full book review >