Books by Phoebe Stone

ROMEO BLUE by Phoebe Stone
Released: June 1, 2013

"Patient readers will nevertheless enjoy this combination spy novel/coming-of-age story. (Historical fiction. 11-16)"
In the sequel to The Romeo and Juliet Code (2011), 12-year-old Flissy's World War II adventures continue. Read full book review >
THE BOY ON CINNAMON STREET by Phoebe Stone
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"An outstanding tale of love, loss and the true power of friendship. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Something terrible happened to seventh-grader Louise's parents, and only the kindly ministrations of an unknown admirer can pull her back from her insulating—suffocating—layers of denial. Read full book review >
THE ROMEO AND JULIET CODE by Phoebe Stone
FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

"The pacing is deliberately slow, yet Felicity's growing awareness of how she can help heal the troubled adults makes this an eminently satisfying read. (Historical fiction. 9-13)"
Eleven-year-old Londoner Felicity has been left by her parents, Danny and Winnie, for the duration of World War II at the mansion her grandmother, uncle and aunt share on a Maine bluff overlooking the sea. Read full book review >
DEEP DOWN POPULAR by Phoebe Stone
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Sweet and winning. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Negotiating her way in and out of the popularity contest that is sixth grade, Jessie finds herself and some true friends. Read full book review >
GO AWAY, SHELLEY BOO! by Phoebe Stone
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Children will still identify with Emily's anxiety about a new neighbor and share her relief when she finally does meet the infamous 'Shelley Boo,' who is really named Elizabeth. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Emily Louise is certain that the new girl moving in next door will be simply awful. Read full book review >
WHAT NIGHT DO ANGELS WANDER? by Phoebe Stone
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Stone weaves a generous spell; it will be hard for children not to smile along with the final, glorious spreads. (Picture book. 4-8)"
How do angels celebrate Christmas Eve? Read full book review >
WHEN THE WIND BEARS GO DANCING by Phoebe Stone
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1997

"Stone's woolly cloud creatures will bring comfort to little ones distressed by thunder claps; a striking nighttime palette of purple, deep blue, and orange perfectly counters any sentimentalism in the text. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A rhyme to soften the roar of thunderclouds and the flash of lightning by transforming them. Read full book review >
IN GOD'S NAME by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 1994

"Stone's illustrations are fine and uplifting. (Religion/Picture book. 5-10)"
Rabbi Sasso (God's Paintbrush, not reviewed) is a woman with a mission: She wants to show that a singular God is universal, despite cultural variations of God's identity. Read full book review >