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  • Bibliography:
    7 Books
  • First Book:
    December 2003
  • Latest Book:
    February 2020
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Book List in Order: 7 titles

  • Eleven-year-old Samuel was born as Master Hackler’s slave, and working the Kentucky farm is the only life he’s ever known -- until one dark night in 1859, that is. With no warning, cranky old Harrison, a fellow slave, pulls Samuel from his b...

  • The year is 1812. A white trapper is murdered. And a young Chippewa Indian stands accused. Captured and shackled in leg irons and chains, Indian John awaits his trial in a settler's loft. All the while, thirteen-year-old Rebecca Carver sleeps and...

  • Based on a true story, All of the Above is the delightful and suspenseful story of four inner city students and their quest to build the world's largest tetrahedron. Weaving together the different personal stories of the kids, their teacher, and the ...

  • WHEN 13-YEAR-OLD JOSH finds out he has to stay with his dad in Chicago for a few months, he’s not too thrilled. But when he arrives at the airport, he’s simply devastated. His father -- who used to be a scatterbrained, but pretty normal, shoe sal...

  • Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman -- until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. No...

  • One kid. One crime. One chance to make things right. It was a bitterly cold day when Arthur T. Owens grabbed a brick and hurled it at the trash picker. Arthur had his reasons, and the brick hit the Junk Man in the arm, not the head. But none of th...

  • A shift in perspective can change everything. This brilliant new novel from the author of The Seventh Most Important Thing celebrates kids who see the world a little differently. April is looking for an escape from the sixth-grade lunch hour, w...

Award-Winning Books by Shelley Pearsall

Jump into the Sky
2013 Society of Midland Authors Award -- Children's Fiction
Trouble Don't Last
2003 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Historical Fiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Shelley Pearsall has published 7 books.

Shelley Pearsall does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Things Seen from Above, was published in February 2020.

The first book by Shelley Pearsall, Trouble Don't Last, was published in December 2003.

No. Shelley Pearsall does not write books in series.