“Exquisitely crafted poems are the basis of an unusually fine verse novel set in 1981, in the middle of the Guatemalan Civil War. . . . Emotional, visceral, and lyrical.” — The Horn Book (starred review)
Slickety Quick: Poems about Sharks (Hardback)
Fourteen shark species, from the utterly terrifying to the surprisingly docile, glide through the pages of this vibrantly illustrated, poetic picture book.
To Stay Alive Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party (Hardback)
Told in riveting, keenly observed poetry, a moving first-person narrative as experienced by a young survivor of the tragic Donner Party of 1846.