Books by Odo Hirsch

DARIUS BELL AND THE GLITTER POOL by Odo Hirsch
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

The scion of a once-prominent, wealthy family, Hector Bell engages in ingenious bartering and wishful thinking to support his wife and sons, Cyrus and Darius, on the decaying estate, while he writes stories no one wants to read. Read full book review >
HAVE COURAGE, HAZEL GREEN by Odo Hirsch
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2006

Spunky Hazel Green returns for a third adventure, again set in her urban apartment house and involving adults as much as the children. Read full book review >

SOMETHING’S FISHY, HAZEL GREEN by Odo Hirsch
ADVENTURE
Released: June 1, 2005

Neighborhood spark plug/sleuth Hazel Green solves a double mystery, and picks up some cogent insights into her own and human nature in the process. Read full book review >

YOSS by Odo Hirsch
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 14, 2004

A ponderous Candide remake, sans wit, point, memorable characters, or creative spark. Read full book review >

BARTLETT AND THE CITY OF FLAMES by Odo Hirsch
ADVENTURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

The trio of intrepid explorers introduced in Bartlett and the Ice Voyage (2003) again deploys generous measures of ingenuity, perseverance, and desperation in pursuit of a seemingly impossible task. Read full book review >

HAZEL GREEN by Odo Hirsch
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2003

Here's a young mover-and-shaker who will stay with readers for a long time. Read full book review >

BARTLETT AND THE ICE VOYAGE by Odo Hirsch
ADVENTURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

In this tongue-in-cheek quest tale, Hirsch (Antonio S and the Mystery of Theodore Guzman, 2001) suggests that imperious Queens and intrepid Explorers both might have a thing or two to learn. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: April 1, 2001

Even readers with little interest in the theater will be drawn into this portrayal of the creative process. Read full book review >