Books by Karen Reczuch

TURTLE POND by James Gladstone
Released: May 1, 2018

"A poetic yet informative introduction to the lives of turtles that will motivate children to find out more. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
The mysteries of turtles come to life. Read full book review >
WEST COAST WILD by Deborah Hodge
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"To say the book is simply a nature alphabet is an understatement. Altogether, the 26 selections create a panoramic experience in print—East Coast dwellers will want one of their own. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
"There is a wild and beautiful place where an ancient rainforest meets the ocean.…Come and explore the Pacific west coast" via the ABCs. Read full book review >
LOON by Susan Vande Griek
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Though the book's two components coexist uneasily, each is notable, and children in loon country will be fascinated by such a thorough exploration. (Informational picture book. 4-7) "
The life cycles of two baby loons are presented in this lyrical picture book. Read full book review >
MORNING ON THE LAKE by Jan Bourdeau Waboose
Released: March 1, 1998

This tale conveys to readers how a morning glide through still lake waters in a canoe, amid haze and reeds, can be more valuable than actually reaching any destination. Read full book review >

THE DUST BOWL by David Booth
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

Booth (Doctor Knickerbocker and Other Rhymes, 1993, etc.) uses a present-day drought on a Canadian farm as a prompt for a grandfather's gritty reminiscence of the hardscrabble times during the 1930s Dust Bowl. Read full book review >

THE AUCTION by Jan Andrews
Released: April 30, 1991

From two Canadians, a bittersweet goodbye to a family farm. Read full book review >