Books by Theresa Martin Golding

NINER by Theresa Martin Golding
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2008

"But an overstuffed plot, including the plight of a local runaway, detracts from Macey's compelling internal emotional journey. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Twelve-year-old Macey (aka "Niner," due to the fact that she lost a thumb as an infant) obsesses over her lack of resemblance to her adoptive family and believes that her "bad genes" caused her mother to leave home a year ago. Read full book review >
THE TRUTH ABOUT TWELVE by Theresa Martin Golding
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"But her depiction of the 'crazy upside-down roller-coaster ride' dynamics of 12—the friendships, rivalries, crushes, and little and big social slights—is almost unbearably real as is her sympathetic understanding of the human condition. (Fiction. 10-12)"
Consumed with guilt over the accidental death of her little sister and embarrassed by the poor living conditions and emotional fragility of her badly battered family, Lindy Perkins weaves a web of lies at her new, upscale school, then slowly, inexorably gets tangled in the sticky threads of her own falsehoods. Read full book review >
KAT'S SURRENDER by Theresa Martin Golding
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Golding displays solid knowledge of adolescent girls, and her story has enough excitement and mystery to interest many of them. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A novel that skillfully pits a teenager against nearly insurmountable sorrows following the death of her mother. Read full book review >