Books by Myron Uhlberg

THE SOUND OF ALL THINGS by Myron Uhlberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2016

"A tender demonstration of how familial love is like translation—inexact, difficult, and beautiful. (author's note) (Picture book. 6-10)"
Uhlberg draws from his experiences with his deaf parents for this tale of mid-20th-century Brooklyn. Read full book review >
A STORM CALLED KATRINA by Myron Uhlberg
ADVENTURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2011

"Simple, affecting prose and intricate, inspired paintings make this one worth sharing for sure. (author's note). (Picture book. 9-12)"
A heartrending story of a New Orleans family's experience through Hurricane Katrina. Read full book review >
DAD, JACKIE, AND ME by Myron Uhlberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2005

"The endpapers, an actual scrapbook of old newspaper articles about Robinson, provide a satisfying context for this ultimately upbeat, multi-dimensional story. (author's note) (Picture book. 7-10)"
When Jackie Robinson signs with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 as first baseman, the historic event captures the imagination of one middle-aged man in Brooklyn—the author's father. Read full book review >
THE PRINTER by Myron Uhlberg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Instructions for folding a printer's hat and for making the American Sign Language signs for 'fire' and 'thank you' close another heartfelt tale of an ordinary person rising to meet an extraordinary challenge. (afterword) (Picture book. 7-9)"
Uhlberg pays tribute to his father, a hearing child of deaf parents, with this semi-autobiographical tale of a deaf-mute worker in a roaring newspaper printing plant, who spots a fire and finds a way to spread the alarm. Read full book review >
LEMUEL THE FOOL by Myron Uhlberg
ADVENTURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"This rib-tickler should induce many a young armchair traveler to pay a visit to Chelm or Gotham. (Picture book/folktale. 6-8)"
Uhlberg (Mad Dog McGraw, 2000, etc.) presents a properly poker-faced retelling of a popular European folktale. Read full book review >
MAD DOG MCGRAW by Myron Uhlberg
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2000

"A delightful story, but children shouldn't take its lesson too seriously when dealing with strange 'mad dogs.' (Picture book. 3-8)"
Love conquers fear in a charming story about a boy and a fearsome dog. Read full book review >