Books by Michele Laporte

TOUGH CHOICES by Nancy Antle
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 8-11)"
A less successful entry in the Once Upon America series, partly because the causes and domestic consequences of the Vietnam War were so complicated that it's difficult to make them comprehensible to an elementary-school audience. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Biography. 8-12)"
In the ``Women of Our Time'' series, the first biography from an author noted for innovative looks at social history (Milk, 1986). Read full book review >
CHILD STAR by Lydia Weaver
Released: March 1, 1992

"Once Upon America'' series captures both the glamour and the seamier side of early Hollywood, providing a fascinating bit of history that is sure to enliven social studies units. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Joey's dreams are realized when he becomes Little Joey Norman, child star in silent films in 1927. Read full book review >