Kathryn Lasky

The Extra

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1940 the Nazi regime’s deadly fingers have reached into Austria, and Jews are disappearing. Vienna’s Gypsy population knows that they are ...Read Review

Chasing Orion

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In the summer of 1952, 11-year-old Georgie Mason’s family has just moved into a new neighborhood. Georgie feels forgotten by her old friends, ...Read Review

The Last Girls of Pompeii

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Last Girls of Pompeii is set, as the title implies, in 79 AD, during the final days of the ill-fated Roman city. Julia ...Read Review

Dancing through Fire

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Opera Ballet is the center of Sylvie Bertrand’s world in this coming-of-age novel set in Paris during the politically tumultuous 1870s. ...Read Review

Blood Secret

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fourteen-year-old Jerry Luna has been selectively mute ever since her mother abandoned her. After years in Catholic charity homes, Jerry’s Aunt Constanza, ...Read Review

Broken Song

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In The Night Journey, a National Jewish Book Award winner, Lasky told the story of how Reuven Bloom helped Sashie, his future wife, ...Read Review