Books by Rosie Hedger

I AM LIFE by Elisabeth Helland Larsen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2017

"A prettily packaged, accessible meditation. (Picture book. 5-9)"
Life, personified by a mythical, orange creature that seems to have both wings and fur, tells about how it spends its time on Earth. Read full book review >
ALMOST AUTUMN by Marianne Kaurin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"This feels more like a mood piece for adults than a book for teens; regardless, a subtle, hard-hitting book for readers who have the background to understand its oblique approach. (resources) (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Things fall apart for the Stern family over the last few months of 1942 in Oslo, Norway. Read full book review >
FRIENDS FOREVER by Roald Kaldestad
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 15, 2016

"Eloquent, poignant, this is for sensitive young readers who are missing old friends but ready to admit new ones. (Picture book. 6-9)"
A boy misses his best friend whenever it rains. And there have been 269 days of rain since she moved away a year ago. Read full book review >
ELEPHANT MAN by Mariangela Di Fiore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2015

"This compassionate summary of Joseph Merrick's life shows young readers that people can be 'measured by the soul' rather than appearances. (bibliography) (Historical fiction. 8-10)"
Di Fiore colors history with imagined scenes to humanize a man the world knew as the Elephant Man. Read full book review >