Book List in Order: 5 titles


  • Calling readers and daydreamers, word mavens and lovers of adventure! This celebration of the power of books is a rallying cry for letting imaginations soar.We learn important stuff from books.We learn to speak and think.We learn why icebergs stay af...



  • In powerful, vivid verse, the master behind The Watch That Ends the Night recounts one of history’s most harrowing—and chilling—tales of survival.In 1846, a group of emigrants bound for California face a choice: continue on their planned route ...



  • Inspired by a tragic true event in his past, Allan Wolf examines the circumstances of one boy’s inexplicable murder and the fateful summer leading up to it. Everybody likes Chris Goodman. Sure, he’s a little odd. He wears those funny bell-bott...



  • Arrogance and innocence, hubris and hope -- twenty-four haunting voices of the Titanic tragedy, as well as the iceberg itself, are evoked in a stunning tour de force. Millionaire John Jacob Astor hopes to bring home his pregnant teen bride with a ...



  • A coming-of-age road story with a supernatural twist -- and a compulsively readable poetic novel about identity and belonging. Zane Guesswind has just killed his grandfather, or so he believes. So he steals the 1969 Plymouth Barracuda his long-gon...





Award-Winning Books by Allan Wolf

The Watch That Ends the Night
2012 Audies -- Distinguished Achievemnt
2012 Children's Book Committee Award -- Poetry-Older Readers