Books by Nancy Ruth Patterson

ELLIE EVER by Nancy Ruth Patterson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 14, 2010

"A decent start poorly realized. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Nine-year-old Ellie and her mother live in a shelter following the loss of Ellie's farrier father, their home, the family dog and all their possessions in a hurricane. Read full book review >
THE WINNER’S WALK by Nancy Ruth Patterson
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 13, 2006

"However, Case is a sympathetic, appealing hero, and readers will root for him as he makes an important decision that shows what being a winner is really about. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Everyone in Case Callahan's family is a winner—except for Case. Read full book review >
A SIMPLE GIFT by Nancy Ruth Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2003

"Through Patterson's use of theater terms, newspaper articles, and children's questionnaires, this progresses interestingly, the pieces coming together beautifully for a conclusion that will satisfy its young readers. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Carrie, 10, has caught the acting bug, especially when she finds out that her mother's award-winning children's book is being staged in her mother's hometown in North Carolina. Read full book review >
THE SHINIEST ROCK OF ALL by Nancy Ruth Patterson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 1991

Robert is out of sorts. Read full book review >