Books by Sheryl Berk

FRENEMIES by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 29, 2019

"A vanilla-flavored depiction of middle school for kids who aren't there yet. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Exuberant Emma, back after series opener Ask Emma (2018), is determined to be one of her middle school's representatives to the National Student Congress. Read full book review >
ASK EMMA by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2018

"An average tale that's most likely to appeal to female grade schoolers who might yet believe that this is an accurate depiction of middle school. (Fiction. 9-11)"
Seventh-grader Emma Woods decides to start an advice blog at school since she's already adept at meddling. Read full book review >
SHOWTIME! by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"For those who dance to win—all others can skip the show. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Dance competition is fierce for four preteens and one little sister. Read full book review >
RECIPE FOR TROUBLE by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Fans of the first effort—and young bakers—will likely enjoy another outing, but it's nothing more than an average early chapter book in a crowded field. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Kylie and her friends, introduced in Peace, Love and Cupcakes (2012), are back for another bakefest. Read full book review >
PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES by Sheryl Berk
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2012

"Cupcake recipes and baking tips are included in this overlong (for the audience) effort that misses the opportunity to effectively deal with bullying. (Fiction. 8-11)"
Can developing a successful baking club help a fourth-grader move out from the shadow of a persistent bully? Read full book review >