Books by Kelsey Garrity-Riley

BORN TO RIDE by Larissa Theule
Released: March 12, 2019

"An important part of history engagingly told. (Picture book. 5-10)"
In this story set in 1896 Rochester, New York, a young girl determines to ride her brother's new bicycle, going against societal mores. Read full book review >
THE WHIRLPOOL by Laurel Croza
Released: May 1, 2018

"With a feeling that's more experimental than wholehearted, this collection is one most kids will pass on. (Short stories. 12-15)"
Picture-book author Croza (From There to Here, 2014, etc.) stretches out in a collection of short stories for older readers. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"Great fun for anyone 'wordly-wise.' (list of words by language, index) (Informational picture book. 8-12)"
Words and definitions beloved by the author and representing 18 languages are arranged from one to three per page, accompanied by watercolor illustrations in subdued tones of russets, grays, greens, and browns. Read full book review >
GOLDIE TAKES A STAND! by Barbara Krasner
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Readers who pursue the context will discover that the girl who became an Israeli prime minister had a social conscience. (photographs, places to visit, bibliography) (Picture book. 6-8)"
A group of school friends provides Golda Meir with her first leadership test. Read full book review >