YA fiction about three high school friends fighting for social and political justice.
A fun, energetic, hard-hitting novel about the first woman to play major league baseball.
A mystery featuring private eye Frank Dragovic, from Chicago's south side.
Chicago private eye Frank Dragovic heads south to Illinois corn country to investigate theft, blackmail, and murder at a music festival.
A detailed, thorough, delightful biography of Earl Derr Biggers, creator of Charlie Chan.
An overall view of how to think like a writer, particularly a mystery writer: explains step-by-step decisions, with charts and other examples.
The first book to tell the whole fascinating story of women who played baseball.
A chronological collection of newspaper articles and public documents — the materials on which Women at Play was based.
A man, a dog, a baseball team, and the pursuit of the pennant. A free verse look at the true story of Cleveland outfielder Jack Graney and his bull terrier Larry, the team mascot.
A look at world changes from 1933 to 2016, as seen through the eyes of Cookie, a Major Mitchell's cockatoo, the longest-lived resident of the Brookfield Zoo (Illinois), in free verse.