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Edith Pattou

Biography

Edith Pattou

Edith Pattou has found acclaim as a writer in middle-grade fantasy with such award-winning books as EAST, which received starred reviews in Booklist and School Library Journal; was selected as a Top Ten Book for YA, an American Library Association Notable Book, a School Library Journal Top Ten YA Book, one of the 100 Best of the Best YA Books for the 21st Century by the Young Adult Library Services Association; and was nominated for numerous state awards. It's a nominee for NPR's all-time Best YA Novels list.

Edith Pattou

Books by Edith Pattou

by Edith Pattou - Adventure, Animals , Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 12+

When Rose first met Charles, he was trapped in the form of a white bear. To rescue him, Rose traveled to the land that lay east of the sun and west of the moon to defeat the evil Troll Queen. Now Rose has found her happily-ever-after with Charles --- until a sudden storm destroys his ship and he is presumed dead. But Rose doesn’t believe the shipwreck was an act of nature, nor does she believe Charles is truly dead. With mysterious and unstoppable forces threatening the lives of the people she loves, Rose must once again set off on a perilous journey. And this time, the fate of the entire world is at stake.

by Edith Pattou - Adventure, Animals , Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 12+

Rose has always longed for adventure, so when an enormous white bear appears and makes her a mysterious offer, she accepts. In exchange for health and prosperity for her ailing family, she must live with the white bear in a distant castle. But Rose soon realizes that all isn’t as it seems. As she tries to settle into her new life, she makes a devastating mistake. Now she must choose: return to her safe and loving family or go on a dangerous quest to fix what she has broken.

by Edith Pattou - Personal Growth, Poetry, Young Adult 12+

On a hot summer night in a midwestern town, a high school teenage prank goes horrifically awry. Within minutes, as events collide, innocents becomes victims --- with tragic outcomes altering lives forever, a grisly and unfortunate scenario all too familiar from current real-life headlines. But victims can also become survivors, and as we come to know each character through his/her own distinctive voice and their interactions with one another, we see how, despite pain and guilt, they can reach out to one another, find a new equilibrium, and survive.