Books by Madelyn Rosenberg

TAKE CARE by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2018

"Use this for Earth Day or other environmental celebrations in nursery schools, libraries, or at home. (Picture book. 3-5)"
An invitation to young children to "take care" of their world. Read full book review >
THIS IS JUST A TEST by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 27, 2017

"A nostalgic and heartwarming period coming-of-age comedy. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
In the months leading up to his bar mitzvah, David Da-Wei Horowitz deals with a host of middle school crises, from bickering grandmas and trouble talking to his crush to fearing the possibility of nuclear fallout. Read full book review >
NANNY X RETURNS by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Readers will join Alison in hoping for more cases to come their way. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Is Nanny X of the Nanny Action Patrol too old for the spy game? Read full book review >
HOW TO BEHAVE AT A DOG SHOW by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"An entertaining but somewhat frantic tale, illustrating that homemade fun often wins over 'official' competition. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Siblings Julia and Charles take their bulldog, Rexie, to a dog show in this sequel to How to Behave at a Tea Party (2014).Read full book review >
NANNY X by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"A fun and funny blend of Spy Kids and Mary Poppins. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Lots of nannies are special; this one is a special agent. Read full book review >
HOW TO BEHAVE AT A TEA PARTY by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Fizzy and sweet if not exactly groundbreaking. (Picture book. 3-6)"
With such a mischievous little brother, what's a young hostess to do? Read full book review >
DREAM BOY by Mary Crockett
YOUNG ADULT
Released: July 1, 2014

"Hits the chick-lit and romance buttons, adding suspense and an intriguing idea as well for nicely rounded entertainment. (Paranormal romance. 12-18)"
The worlds of dreams and reality mix in chem class. Read full book review >
CANARY IN THE COAL MINE by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Endearing and original, if a bit long and drawn-out. (Historical fantasy. 8-12)"
The challenges of the coal-mining life from a working canary's point of view. Read full book review >
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TREE! by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Ingenuous and sweet. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
On the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shevat, the birthday of the trees, Joni strives to create a celebration befitting her old majestic tree. Read full book review >
THE SCHMUTZY FAMILY by Madelyn Rosenberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Delightful and unpretentious in its approach to welcoming the Sabbath. (Picture book. 3-5)"
The Schmutzy family, appropriately named for their carefree exploration of all things messy, cleans up perfectly at the end of each week for a proper Sabbath celebration. Read full book review >