Books by Virginia Frances Schwartz

NUTZ! by Virginia Frances Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"A sometimes-funny animal tale with an appropriately feel-good ending, sure to please feline fanciers. (Fiction. 8-12)"
A fat feline faces a depressing diet and the addition of a tail-less squirrel to his household. What's a cat to do? Read full book review >
4 KIDS IN 5E AND 1 CRAZY YEAR by Virginia Frances Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"An inspiration to writing teachers and to those who struggle with life or literacy. (Fiction. 4-6)"
A stimulating class environment that will change their lives is the last thing the four put-upon narrators in 5E expect when they are reassigned, along with a group of their culturally diverse fifth-grade classmates, to a more intimate class with a new teacher, Miss Hill. Read full book review >
MESSENGER by Virginia Frances Schwartz
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Oct. 15, 2002

"Readers who stay the course will be rewarded with an affecting tale of hardships overcome. (Fiction. 12-15)"
Schwartz (If I Just Had Two Wings, not reviewed, etc.) draws on family history for this ponderous but lyrically written tale of a growing clan of Croatian immigrants struggling to get by in Depression-era Canada. Read full book review >