Books by Sis Deans

RIDING OUT THE STORM by Sis Deans
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 28, 2012

"Both compassionate and amusing, with memorable characters, if a bit light on plot and heavy on message. (author's note) (Fiction. 12-16)"
If your brother is "mental," what does that say about you? Read full book review >
RAINY by Sis Deans
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"However, despite the story's shortcomings, the very clear picture of how Rainy's mind works will bring acknowledgment to children suffering from ADHD and understanding to those who don't. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A perpetual "wiggle-worm" and already kicked out of three schools, ten-year-old Rainy Tucker has ADHD, and she has it bad. Read full book review >
EVERY DAY AND ALL THE TIME by Sis Deans
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"A likable heroine and a poignant story, but nothing else here to capture the imagination. (Fiction. 9-13)"
A clever protagonist surrounded by stock characters and setting heals after the death of her brother. Read full book review >
RACING THE PAST by Sis Deans
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2001

"They'll think that, after all he's been through, Ricky deserves all the breaks he can get. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Many readers will want to give 11-year-old Ricky Gordon, the protagonist of this fast-paced novel, a reassuring hug. Read full book review >