Elizabeth Winthrop
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"I grew up in a writing family. All the way back. Some nineteenth-century ancestor of mine, a firm federalist named Richard Alsop, was a member of the 'Hartford Wits.' Besides serving as president of the United States, my great-great uncle, Theodore Roosevelt, was the author of thirty-eight books..." [Click here to continue]
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Elizabeth Winthrop is the author of more than forty books for children, including the highly acclaimed novel The Castle in the Attic and its sequel The Battle for the Castle. Her new novel for adults, Island Justice, was featured as a Barnes & Noble summer pick as well as a People Magazine 'Best Beach Read.' Her short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories and Fiction 100. She is twice a winner of the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award.

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Island Justice

Elizabeth's newest novel for adults, Island Justice In this compelling, evocative novel set on a small island off the New England coast, Elizabeth Winthrop subtly examines our notions of home.

• Barnes and Noble Summer
  Reading Selection
• Featured Alternate, Literary Guild/
  Doubleday Book Club
• Best Beach Read, People Magazine

The Battle For The Castle and The Castle In the Attic

Join William as he enters the miniature medieval world of Sir Simon's castle in Elizabeth Winthrop's bestselling books The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle.

As The Crow Flies

Sarah remembers when her mom wasn't sick. In those days Mom ran races in the park, and she had lots of dark curly hair. But now she's tired all the time and she goes to the hospital a lot, sometimes even overnight. Sarah misses the way things used to be.

Dumpy La Rue
Elizabeth Winthrop's romping, rhyming story and Betsy Lewin's exuberant illustrations will have readers tapping their toes, jumping for joy, and dancing a jig with this passionate pig.
Shoes by Elizabeth
"Preschool story hour groups will be clapping hands and checking out each other's footwear after hearing this rollicking paean to shoes." -Starred Review, School Library Journal

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