Books by Mike Gordon

ONE HUNDRED DAYS (PLUS ONE) by Margaret McNamara
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"The Robin Hill School stories will find a ready audience on easy reader shelves in both school and public libraries. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
The celebration of the 100th day of class is a popular addition to the school calendar, reflected in a recent spate of read-alouds with centenary themes. Read full book review >
TOO MANY VALENTINES by Margaret McNamara
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Successful easy readers with real stories, humor, and appealing illustrations are always in demand, and the kids of the Robin Hill School first grade seem poised to each star in their own story. (Easy reader. 5-7)"
McNamara (One Hundred Days [Plus One], above) explores Valentine's Day in this beginning easy reader, part of her Robin Hill School series set in a first-grade classroom. Read full book review >
DAY AND NIGHT by Maria Gordon
Released: Aug. 1, 1995

"Such sentences will be a little bald for some readers and just plain misleading for others. (further reading, index) (Nonfiction. 5-7)"
Simple explanations of complicated concepts (nocturnal and diurnal creatures, the rotation of the earth, etc.) are presented with colorful cartoons. Read full book review >
FUN WITH COLOR by Maria Gordon
Released: July 1, 1995

"Writer and illustrator understand how young readers think and how to tantalize them with facts. (Nonfiction. 4-7)"
Two entries in the Simple Science series, both delightful, comprehensible, essential works for the youngest readers. Read full book review >