Some Good Reads

Every author stands on a pile of books that have come before. If you like Pat's books, you might like some of these older books that made a reader and writer of her, and that continue to inform and inspire her writing today:

The Illustrated Man – Ray Bradbury
Cowboy Andy – Edna Walker Chandler
Five Were Missing – Lois Duncan
A Gift of Magic – Lois Duncan
My Side of the Mountain – Jean George
Cheaper by the Dozen – Frank Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Old Yeller – Fred Gipson
The Outsiders – S.E. Hinton
The Forgotten Door – Alexander Key
The Stand – Stephen King
The View From Saturday – E.L. Konigsberg
Henry 3 – Joseph Krumgold
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L'Engle
Call of the Wild – Jack London
The Pushcart War – Jean Merrill
Knock on any Door – Willard Motley
My Friend Flicka – Mary O'Hara
My Name is Asher Lev – Chaim Potok
Beautiful Joe – Marshall Saunders
The Nutshell Library – Maurice Sendak
Hills End – Ivan Southall
The Bronze Bow – Elizabeth George Speare
Charlotte's Web – E..B. White