Books by Renée Kurilla

ADA LACE SEES RED by Emily  Calandrelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Gears, robots, color theory, and color blindness mesh nicely in this school-and-friendship tale. (afterword) (Fiction. 7-10)"
Inventor-in-training Ada Lace discovers that not everyone sees the world as she does. Read full book review >
ADA LACE, ON THE CASE by Emily  Calandrelli
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"The story feels a bit contrived, but Ada will be a welcome addition to the small circle of science-loving girls in the chapter-book world. (Fiction. 7-9)"
Using science and technology, third-grader Ada Lace kicks off her new series by solving a mystery even with her leg in a cast. Read full book review >
ORANGUTANKA by Margarita Engle
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"Listeners aping big sister's dance will hoot for a repeat. (Picture book/poetry. 4-8)"
Follow an orangutan family through a day in the wildlife refuge. Read full book review >
ZEBRAFISH by Sharon Emerson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 4, 2013

"Cardboard. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
Zebrafish, the plucky band of do-gooder musical misfits, returns in a sophomore offering ready for a summer of camp, video games, first jobs and art. Read full book review >
ZEBRAFISH by Sharon Emerson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 4, 2010

"An odd and stultifying mixture of bland and saccharine. (Graphic fiction. 9-12)"
Created by Peter H. Reynolds's media studio, FableVision, this heavy-handed graphic novel depicts a predictably multicultural bunch that starts a band and works despite their differences. Read full book review >