Books by Keltie Thomas

RISING SEAS by Keltie Thomas
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 7, 2018

"A slightly different take on a global challenge. (glossary, resources, carbon and water cycles, index) (Nonfiction. 9-14)"
Fifteen "hotspots" demonstrate the potential effects of rising sea levels around the world. Read full book review >
DO FISH FART? by Keltie Thomas
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2016

"Informed and respectful, if sometimes speculative, responses, even to silly questions. As to the titular one, it's 'and how!' (index) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
At long last, a considered answer to the question on every third-grader's lips—plus more lake-related facts and fancies. Read full book review >
ANIMALS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD by Keltie Thomas
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Suggestions for further reading and selected sources as well as a timeline complete the package. (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Goats and guinea pigs, sheep and silkworms, codfish and camels, rats, mosquitoes and microbes (no longer classified as animals) have changed the natural world and human culture. Read full book review >
HOW BASEBALL WORKS by Keltie Thomas
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"Young fans won't encounter much here that they don't already know; non-fans will simply be bewildered. (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
Biting off far more than she can chew, Thomas crams mini-disquisitions on baseball's history, gear, play, rules, strategies, physics, statistics, jargon, stars, stadiums, and more into arrays of variously sized and colored boxes, supported by a mix of unevenly informative photos and cartoons. Read full book review >