Books by Natalie Honeycutt

GRANVILLE JONES: COMMANDO by Natalie Honeycutt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 1998

"Although there are many children for whom Granville's concerns over his smallness will be only too relevant, there are far fresher takes on the much-worn new-baby premise, and far better books from Honeycutt. (Fiction. 7-11)"
Third-grader Granville, small for his age, tries to blend in by wearing camouflage fatigues, and stands out by telling everyone that he knows karate. Read full book review >
TWILIGHT IN GRACE FALLS by Natalie Honeycutt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 1997

A fully realized world is created by Honeycutt (Whistle Home, 1993, etc.) in this well-written story of a mill town's economic demise. Read full book review >
LYDIA JANE AND THE BABY-SITTER EXCHANGE by Natalie Honeycutt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 1993

"An entertaining contemporary story that will find a ready audience. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Another of Jonah Twist's third-grade classmates is featured in Honeycutt's series about a San Francisco neighborhood with the kind of lively kids, nice parents, and pervasive common sense and good humor that distinguish Cleary's Klickitat Street. Read full book review >
WHISTLE HOME by Natalie Honeycutt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Nice. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A little girl's anxieties about her mother's return when she's left for a few hours with her wise, empathetic ``Aunt Whistle'' are obliquely expressed in her concern for her dog Dooley when he disappears after a rabbit: ``What if he doesn't come back?...Suppose he gets lost? Read full book review >
ASK ME SOMETHING EASY by Natalie Honeycutt
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 1991

"The reader understands that Addie's spirit will find sustenance when she finally leaves home; still, the sad, almost relentless list of ways she's distanced and misunderstood as she grows up makes for a somber, introspective tale. (Fiction. 13+)"
In a deeply-felt narrative, Addie (17) describes the impact of her parents' divorce on her own life and her family. Read full book review >