Books by Paul Casale

WILD HORSE SUMMER by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 22, 1997

"Nevertheless, believable feelings combined with plenty of action build to a dramatic climax. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 9-14)"
 Alison doesn't really want to spend the summer she turns 13 on a ranch in Wyoming with her cousin Kelly, who is blind. Read full book review >
UNDERCOVER TAILBACK by Matt Christopher
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 10-12)"
 When Parker Nolan sees a spy sneak out of Coach Isaac's office, his penchant for telling wild stories comes back to haunt him: his teammates laugh him off when he tries to tell them that a copy of the Kensington Kudzus' secret playbook has fallen into their rivals' hands. Read full book review >
MY STEPFATHER SHRANK! by Barbara Dillon
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 30, 1992

"Inviting format and crisp, diminutive llustrations help sell the story. (Fiction. 8-12)"
 ``Mallory felt she knew Woody well enough to be sure that absolutely nothing could ever make her glad of his presence.'' Left alone with her nerdy stepfather for a weekend, the nine- year-old promptly makes a forbidden bike ride to buy candy, which she shares—but ungraciously. Read full book review >
SKATEBOARD TOUGH by Matt Christopher
FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"Four b&w illustrations capture the main characters' personalities. (Fiction. 9-11)"
 Brett Thyson finds a skateboard buried in his new yard and suddenly can perform tricks with it that he's never even seen, much less tried. Read full book review >