Books by Rosemary McCarney

WHERE WILL I LIVE? by Rosemary McCarney
Released: April 4, 2017

"Peering into a fractured mirror reflects some hope back. (Picture book. 5-9)"
A glimpse into the lives of child refugees as well as the resilience and endurance they exhibit in many forms. Read full book review >
THE WAY TO SCHOOL by Rosemary McCarney
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This is both a fascinating look at school around the world and a very subtle message to readers to appreciate what they have. (Informational picture book. 4-10)"
Riding the school bus will lose some of its allure and excitement but not its value for readers after seeing how kids around the world get to school. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2015

"A sketchy bit of behavior modeling that may serve as a discussion starter but has all the thematic and psychological depth of some franchise athlete's side project. (Picture book. 6-9)"
In this semiautobiographical outing, a budding social activist turns jeers to cheers by spinning her new classmate's hijab as a fashion statement. Read full book review >
BECAUSE I AM A GIRL by Rosemary McCarney
Released: Oct. 11, 2014

"A clear call for change as well as a chorus of affirmation that change is possible. (Nonfiction. 11-14)"
Girl Power in the Third World and elsewhere. Read full book review >
EVERY DAY IS MALALA DAY by Rosemary McCarney
Released: March 8, 2014

"A brief but moving manifesto that will spark both sympathy and heightened awareness of an endemic global outrage. (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
An uplifting letter of tribute to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager made famous by her determined advocacy for girls' education, illustrated with photos of her and other young people from around the world. Read full book review >