Books by Katherine Locke

THE SPY WITH THE RED BALLOON by Katherine Locke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"Although Locke's (The Girl with the Red Balloon, 2017, etc.) novel has potential, it does not do justice to the complexities of war, the Holocaust, and racial segregation. (Magic realism. 14-18)"
Sixteen-year-old Ilse Klein and her older brother, Wolf, have a secret: They can do magic by writing scientific equations with their blood. Read full book review >
GIRL WITH THE RED BALLOON  by Katherine Locke
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 1, 2017

"An absorbing blend of historical fiction, mystery, and magical realism. (author's note) (Fantasy. 14-18)"
The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor finds herself transported back in time to East Berlin circa 1988 in this time-travel mystery debut. Read full book review >