Books by Laura Hawkins

VALENTINE TO A FLYING MOUSE by Laura Hawkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Believe in yourself''- -that's tediously overstated. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Tammy Collins feels like a nobody because her father, who left a year ago, hasn't been in touch with her since; her pain and confusion lead to name-calling, lying, and stealing. Read full book review >
THE CAT THAT COULD SPELL MISSISSIPPI by Laura Hawkins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1992

"Still, Hawkins continues to show promise as a storyteller. (Fiction. 8-10)"
Vying for acceptance in her new fourth grade, Linda weaves a tangled web. ```We don't need any more girls in this class!''' they tell her. Read full book review >
FIGMENT, YOUR DOG, SPEAKING by Laura Hawkins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 28, 1991

"Still, an interesting debut. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Fourth-grader Marcella lies a lot, a habit that has left her with few friends except retarded Benny Boo and old Judge Scott, a gold-hearted curmudgeon who foresees (correctly) her own death in two weeks. Read full book review >