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  • Bibliography:
    12 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    June 1998
  • Latest Book:
    March 2019
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Full Series List in Order

Blood on the River

1 - Blood on the River: James Town, 1607 (May-2006)
2 - Poison in the Colony: James Town 1622 (Mar-2019)

Book List in Order: 12 titles



  • "Hurray for strong girl characters!"

    Author Elisa Carbone bursts onto the middle-grade scene with a laugh-out-loud story of a girl who tackles life head-on. Ten-year-old Sarah definitely has an attitude. But who can blame her? Her family dragg...



  • When 10-year-old Sarah wakes up with a wad of bubble gum stuck in her hair, she has no idea how much trouble it will cause. First, she has to cut off her long hair"then she’s mistaken for a boy on her new basketball team. At least she has good fr...



  • Twelve-year-old Ann Maria Weems works from sunup to sundown, wraps rags around her feet in the winter, and must do whatever her master or mistress orders--but she has something that many plantation slaves don't have. She has her wonderful family arou...



  • Driven from his home by the Ku Klux Klan and still reeling from the death of his mother, Nathan moves with his father and grandfather to the desolate Pea Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina to start a new life. Fortunately, life on Pea Island...



  • Becky is convinced that Akhil Vyas is the weirdest person on earth when he shows up in her English class. He refuses to sit in chairs, stares at her with spooky eyes, and has scar-covered skin. But soon Becky’s revulsion turns to fascination. The N...



  • 400 years ago, a boy fought to survive in James Town... Samuel Collier came from nothing. A street urchin, an orphan and, even a thief, he seems headed for a life in the alleys of London. So when he becomes the page of Captain John Smith and boards...



  • The year is 1878, and 13-year-old Eva has lost all the family she’s ever known. Eva feels like an orphan -- but she’s not. Sadie Lewis, the woman who gave her up at birth, is alive and well in Denver. And Eva sets out to find her, carrying only a...



  • Jump. That is what P.K. has done. A totally wild, crazy jump from a restrictive life with her family into a life of total adventure--rock-climbing out west with a guy she barely knows. At first, everything's amazing. Not only are they climbing in awe...



  • It's 1838, and James has made a secret plan to escape Master Graham's farm -- and slavery. James kneels down to tell his dog Zeus he has to stay behind, because Zeus is simply too noisy to bring along on a dangerous nighttime journey. But when two...






  • Adventure on the high seas! WHAM! The Pliny jolts as if Black Beard himself has just punched her in the belly. Pedro and I slide and smack--bang--into the bulwark. "We're grounded," cries the first mate. "We've hit a shoal!" In May of 1882, ...



  • Diana Hopkins lived in a white house. THE White House.World War II is in full force across the seas. It's 1943, President Roosevelt is in office, and Diana's father, Harry Hopkins, is his chief advisor. And Diana wants to be part of the war effort. A...



  • The fascinating companion title to the award-winning historical novel Blood on the River: James Town 1607. After the colony of James Town is founded in 1607. After Captain John Smith establishes trade with the Native Americans. After Pocahontas be...


Award-Winning Books by Elisa Carbone

Blood on the River: James Town, 1607
2007 Jefferson Cup -- Young Adults
Storm Warriors
2002 Jefferson Cup -- Young Adults


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Elisa Carbone has published 12 books.

Elisa Carbone does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Poison in the Colony: James Town 1622, was published in March 2019.

The first book by Elisa Carbone, Starting School with an Enemy, was published in June 1998.

Yes. Elisa Carbone has 1 series.