Books by Sarah Darer Littman

ANYTHING BUT OKAY by Sarah Darer Littman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 9, 2018

"With well-developed characters, Littman explores growth and personal relationships alongside pain, mental illness, and social issues—showing how people can come together to heal. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Stella Walker's brother, Rob, is home from Afghanistan. Read full book review >
FAIREST OF THEM ALL by Sarah Darer Littman
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 9, 2017

"A cute story with a few leaps in logic. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Imagine wanting to be a fashion designer when your mother is the actual Sleeping Beauty who fell asleep under a spell for 100 years after pricking her finger on a spindle. Read full book review >
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT by Sarah Darer Littman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"An unexpectedly layered story of slow awakening and redemption. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Uber-good-girl Sammy Wallach did not deserve this. Read full book review >
CHARMED, I'M SURE by Sarah Darer Littman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"Inventive and, yes, charming. (Fantasy. 9-14)<"
Rosie White Charming is an ordinary eighth-grader in New York City—who happens to be the beloved daughter of Prince Charming and Snow White Charming. Read full book review >
BACKLASH by Sarah Darer Littman
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 31, 2015

"More conceptual than distinct, but accessible and potentially useful. (author's note) (Fiction. 12-16)"
Cyberbullying and a suicide attempt, told from four first-person perspectives. Read full book review >
LIFE, AFTER by Sarah Darer Littman
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2010

"Enjoyable enough, so keep this on the shelf to fight misconceptions about terrorism, poverty, immigration and Jews—but don't expect readers to come begging for more. (Historical fiction. 11-13)"
The exodus of the Jews is breaking Dani's heart: the exodus from Buenos Aires, that is. Read full book review >
PURGE by Sarah Darer Littman
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2009

"An average teen-angst novel with an underlying but not heavy-handed message, this may start a few conversations. (Fiction. 11 & up)"
High-school junior Janie has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital for treatment of her bulimia. Read full book review >
CONFESSIONS OF A CLOSET CATHOLIC by Sarah Darer Littman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Funny and tearful. (Yiddish/Hebrew glossary) (Fiction. 9-12)"
Eleven-year-old Justine's life is both amusing and somber as she negotiates religion, family, and bereavement. Read full book review >