Books by Linda Glaser

Released: March 1, 2014

"The missing ingredient for this conventional retelling is the characteristic foolishness of a Chelm-centered story. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A classic European fable goes to Chelm for Passover. Read full book review >
HANNAH'S WAY by Linda Glaser
Released: March 1, 2012

"The moment is a little miracle—nearly impossible to believe, but entirely convincing and true. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Sometimes the tiniest actions are the most heroic. In this book—based on a true story—the heroes are children. Read full book review >
NOT A BUZZ TO BE FOUND by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A great overview—for more specifics about each insect, check out Judy Allen's Backyard Books series. (Nonfiction. 5-9)"
This look at how insects survive the cold may have young naturalists scouring the winter landscape to find them for themselves. Read full book review >
HOPPY PASSOVER by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

Violet and Simon, endearingly good-natured Jewish bunny siblings, offer very young readers a first look at the annual spring celebration by hopping through all the traditional foods and rituals of the preparation for and participation in a happy family Passover Seder. Read full book review >

EMMA’S POEM by Linda Glaser
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 2010

Emma Lazarus lived and wrote in New York City. Read full book review >

HOPPY HANUKKAH!  by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

Sibling bunnies Violet and Simon do not remember celebrating Hanukkah last year and are excited to learn from Mama and Papa that the holiday will begin at sundown. Read full book review >

BRIDGE TO AMERICA by Linda Glaser
FICTION
Released: Oct. 24, 2005

Hard as he tries, eight-year-old Fivel can't remember his father's face. Read full book review >

MRS. GREENBERG’S MESSY HANUKKAH by Linda Glaser
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

It's the first night of Hanukkah and Rachel, introduced in The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes (1997), is again looking to share it with her elderly neighbor, Mrs. Greenberg. Read full book review >

IT’S WINTER! by Linda Glaser
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

A chill is in the air and the leaves have all fallen from the trees, as an exuberant child runs "here and there, catching snowflakes in the air." Read full book review >

IT’S FALL! by Linda Glaser
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

This celebration of all things autumn will delight young children as they begin to imagine piles of leaves for jumping and big orange pumpkins for carving. Read full book review >

IT’S SPRING! by Linda Glaser
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2001

Glaser and Swan team up once again in this eye-catching and informative ode to nature, the second in a series of seasonal titles (It's Fall!, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

COMPOST! by Linda Glaser
NATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 1996

Continuing her contribution to ecology for the very young, Glaser (Tanya's Big Green Dream, 1994, etc.) discusses composting in so inviting a manner than not only readers, but their entire families, might foreswear the expensive garden center and turn the recycling of household wastes into a group endeavor. Read full book review >

TANYA'S BIG GREEN DREAM by Linda Glaser
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1994

A short, generously illustrated chapter book about a fourth grader's struggle to complete her ambitious Earth Day project: planting a live oak in a city park. Read full book review >

WONDERFUL WORMS by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1992

A celebration and natural history of the helpful ``underground gardeners.'' In warm brown, pale greens, and bright touches of pink and orange, Krupinski uses double-spread cross sections to depict both the soil surface with its plants, animals, and people and the busy earthworms below, effectively focusing attention with her sparse detail, flat shapes, and eye-on-the-ground perspectives. Read full book review >

KEEP YOUR SOCKS ON, ALBERT! by Linda Glaser
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

The comical interplay between Albert, a little possum who is distressed because one of his favorite socks is missing, and his older sister Shirley, whose solution to Albert's problem is to take his mind off it by telling him a scary story he doesn't want to hear, amusingly recalls Rosemary Wells's delicious books about Max and Hazel. Read full book review >