Books by Max Ginsburg

LISETTE’S ANGEL by Amy Littlesugar
Released: May 1, 2001

"A new way to bring a bit of WWII history to the youngest of children. (author's note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
The author of the fine Shake Rag (1998), which made a picture book from the early life of Elvis Presley, takes some memories belonging to her paratrooper father-in-law, among others, and crafts a tale of D-Day for young people. Read full book review >
KATE SHELLEY by Robert D. San Souci
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"A fine alternative to Margaret Wetterer's stiffer, simpler (but no less dramatic) Kate Shelley and the Midnight Express (1990). (Picture book/nonfiction. 8-11)"
The gripping, true story of a 15-year-old Iowan who ventured out into a wild storm to give warning of a wrecked railroad bridge. Read full book review >
THE FRIENDSHIP by Mildred D. Taylor
Released: Sept. 30, 1987

"Ginsburg's black-and-white drawings are outstanding, his solid figures masterfully staged to convey the taut drama."
Cassie Logan, of the author's Newbery-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, narrates events leading up to a tragic climax on a hot summer Mississippi afternoon in 1933. Read full book review >