Books by Sarah Sullivan

ALL THAT'S MISSING by Sarah Sullivan
Released: Oct. 8, 2013

"Still, patient readers will root for this youngster as he works to create a place he can call home. (Fiction. 8-12)"
After his maternal grandfather and guardian has a stroke, Arlo, an 11-year-old orphan, runs away from impending foster care to the home of his prickly paternal grandmother. Read full book review >
PASSING THE MUSIC DOWN by Sarah Sullivan
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2011

"Sullivan's notes, on Melvin Wine and Jake Krack and the tunes, round out a lovely, resonant offering. (resources) (Picture book. 5-8)"
Sullivan reverently celebrates a musical apprenticeship that spans generations in this poetic narrative based on a real-life relationship and punctuated by the titular phrase. Read full book review >
ONCE UPON A BABY BROTHER by Sarah Sullivan
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 8, 2010

"Funny and useful. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lizzie, an exuberant second grader, loves to write stories. Read full book review >
DEAR BABY by Sarah Sullivan
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"It ends with an overly didactic note (a birthday card with a message inside), but Meisel's mixed-media pictures are cheerful and engaging and the idea makes this a worthwhile addition to the burgeoning shelf on the topic. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Presented in the form of a scrapbook, a series of notes, letters and drawings from an older brother to his new sibling traces her life from a few weeks before her birth (a print of her sonogram) until her first birthday. Read full book review >
ROOT BEER AND BANANA by Sarah Sullivan
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2005

"A refreshing summer treat. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A girl's simple act of kindness leads to a new friendship in this quiet, utterly satisfying summer story. Read full book review >