Books by Kristiana Gregory

STALKED by Kristiana Gregory
Released: May 13, 2011

"An atmospheric confection that will thrill YA readers."
Gregory's (My Darlin' Clementine, 2009, etc.) latest YA thriller features a young seamstress from Denmark who encounters a dangerous stranger on her journey to early 1900s America. Read full book review >
MY DARLIN’ CLEMENTINE by Kristiana Gregory
Released: April 1, 2009

"Highly recommended. (Historical fiction. 10-14)"
"Oh, my darlin', oh, my darlin,' oh, my darlin' Clementine, / thou art lost and gone forever—" Gregory uses the familiar folksong as a jumping-off place for a surprisingly original story. Read full book review >
BRONTE’S BOOK CLUB by Kristiana Gregory
Released: May 1, 2008

"A spelunking expedition adds adventure and suspense to this poignantly wholesome offering. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Having moved from New Mexico to a seaside California cottage, 12-year-old Bronte embarks on a new venture—overcoming her shyness with new friends. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2001

"Readers will eagerly await the next installment. (Fiction. 7-9)"
With war an ever-present possibility and uncertain of their future, Hope and her family struggle to survive in Philadelphia in 1776. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"An epilogue, family tree, historical notes, and numerous black-and-white illustrations fill in the rest of her story. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Through compelling journal entries, this entry in The Royal Diaries series takes readers back to a time in ancient Egypt when Cleopatra was a 12-year-old princess, traveling to Rome to meet the likes of Caesar, Cicero, and Marc Antony for the first time. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1999

"Numerous facts are interwoven, archival drawings and photos are included, and history is brought to life through Libby's candid narration. (b&w photos) (Fiction. 8-14)"
In this volume of the Dear America series, Gregory (Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie, 1997, etc.) describes the creation of the historic transcontinental railroad through the meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1997

"Gregory brings a sobering dose of reality to an era that's often romanticized; this is a fine glimpse of history on a human scale. (b&w photos, map) (Fiction. 8-14)"
In a work subtitled ``The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell,'' Gregory (Earthquake at Dawn, 1992, etc.) reconvenes the Dear America series in 1847, as Hattie, her parents, and her two younger brothers begin the long trek from Missouri to Oregon by wagon train. Read full book review >
EARTHQUAKE AT DAWN by Kristiana Gregory
Released: April 1, 1992

"Preface; afterword; bibliography; b&w photos not seen. (Fiction. 10-14)"
En route to a photographic exhibit in Paris and a trip on around the world, Edith and Daisy (the narrator) arrive in San Francisco just before the great earthquake of 1906 and are separated from Edith's father in the ensuing confusion. Read full book review >