Books by Rebecca Rupp

Released: Aug. 14, 2012

"Far more than a summer romance, this is a tribute to those left behind. (Fiction. 11-15)"
Daniel (E.) Anderson looks back on the summer he fell in love and finally came to terms with his soldier brother's death. Read full book review >
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Readers may well find themselves wondering the same. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Rupp tackles some heavy material in this provocative middle-grade novel. Read full book review >
SARAH SIMPSON’S RULES FOR LIVING by Rebecca Rupp
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A quick read in the over-used diary-style middle-grade fiction with expanded potential for a series or even family discussion. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Twelve-year-old Sarah Simpson joins a long list of modern-day tweens buried under negative feelings about their parents' recent divorce, feeling jilted by a father who has moved across the country with his new young wife. Read full book review >
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Among the knowledge Alex gleans along the way, he learns that, 'Time isn't wasted if you're doing what you love best,' and reading this is absolutely time well spent. (Fiction. 8-12)"
This fast-paced fantasy, dusted with humor, rife with danger and bulging with bizarre characters, delivers wisdom about time use, loyalty, bravery and integrity. Read full book review >
THE RETURN OF THE DRAGON by Rebecca Rupp
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Aug. 1, 2005

Actually, it's young Hannah, Zachary and Sarah Emily who do the returning, as they come back to visit Fafnyr, the golden-scaled, three-headed cave-dweller first met in The Dragon of Lonely Island (1998). Read full book review >
THE WATERSTONE by Rebecca Rupp
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2002

"An amazing journey of surprising proportions. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Twelve-year-old Tad is too busy practicing with his new spear to notice the slow disappearance of the water, but soon the sounds of the creek have stopped and the water is dropping in the pond. Read full book review >
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: Jan. 1, 1998

"A veritable textbook thoroughly disguised as a diversion. (8 b&w illustrations, not seen)"
A scientist with the knack of transforming the complex and abstract into the simple and concrete engagingly explains what science now knows about memory. Read full book review >