Books by Susan Lynn Meyer

SKATING WITH THE STATUE OF LIBERTY by Susan Lynn Meyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"A sweet book that readers will find sneaks up on them. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Meyer's first book, Black Radishes (2010), was about a family's escape from the Nazis. This sequel may feel like a relief, at first.Read full book review >
NEW SHOES by Susan Lynn Meyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"Highly recommended; both a revealing glimpse into one aspect of America's institutionalized racism and inspiration for kids to create their own change. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Meyer and Velasquez offer a tale that sets two young victims of discrimination on a path of resistance through entrepreneurship. Read full book review >
BLACK RADISHES by Susan Lynn Meyer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Pair it with The Dog in the Wood, by Monika Schröder (2009), for another fictionalized family account of the Holocaust from a rarely told perspective. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Gustave Becker, an 11-year-old Jewish Boy Scout, and his parents flee to St.-Georges-sur-Cher in the Loire Valley from Paris during World War II to escape the growing hatred in the city and bide their time until they receive immigration visas to the United States. Read full book review >