Books by Mary Haverfield

SOMETIMES JUST ONE IS JUST RIGHT by Gayle Byrne
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"While the grass is often greener, only children will get little—positive or negative—out of this attempt at bibliotherapy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Byrne's sophomore effort fills another rather empty niche and looks at the life of an only child. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2009

"The irritatingly precious reiteration of ' 'cuz' and Haverfield's no-more-than-adequate watercolor illustrations keep this effort firmly among the ranks of bibliotherapy—but it will serve the purpose till better treatments come along. (author's note, Internet resources) (Picture book. 3-6)"
"We cuddle a lot together, Nonnie and me. / Sometimes / it's 'cuz morning comes too soon / and I'm still sleepy..." Read full book review >
JOHNNY APPLESEED by Jane Kurtz
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"An appealing way to open discussions of our country's historical or legendary past. (Easy reader/nonfiction. 5-6)"
Though she never says outright that he was a real person, Kurtz introduces newly emergent readers to the historical John Chapman, walking along the Ohio, planting apple seeds, and bartering seedlings to settlers for food and clothing. Read full book review >