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Audrey Couloumbis

Audrey Couloumbis is the author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor winner, Getting Near to Baby. 


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Getting Near to Baby

By: Audrey Couloumbis

Willa Joe is up on the roof at Aunt Patty's house. She went up to see the sunrise, and Little Sister followed her, like she always does. But by
mid-morning, Willa Jo is still up on that roof, and she...

Jake

By: Audrey Couloumbis

"I'm old enough to stay home alone, you know."

Mom said, "Not a chance. Who's going to lug the loot ba—" and the locks on the door sprung open. I opened the door and unloaded the cart. It took five minutes, probably...

Lexie

By: Audrey Couloumbis
illustrated by: Julia Denos

Ten-year-old Lexie used to love going to the shore. For as long as she can remember, she's spent every summer there with her parents, eating hamburgers, swimming in the ocean, and combing the beach for treasure. ...


Love Me Tender

By: Audrey Couloumbis

Love doesn’t always look like it does on television. . . .

Elvira's family has never been the warm, fuzzy type. Most of the time, Elvira can’t stand the sight of her little sister, Kerrie. Elvira and her mother,...

Maude March on the Run!

By: Audrey Couloumbis

The papers call Maude notorious. But 12-year-old Sallie knows her big sister didn't do the things the stories say . . . not on purpose anyway. In fact, she and Maude have made a fresh start and are trying to live on the up-and-up....

Say Yes

By: Audrey Couloumbis

Wednesday morning is like any other morning, but different. Casey wakes up, gets ready for school. But Sylvia, her stepmother, gets up too—to see her off, she says. That’s different. And when Casey comes home from school...


The Misadventures of Maude March

By: Audrey Couloumbis

Eleven-year-old Sallie March is a whip-smart tomboy and voracious reader of Western adventure novels. When she and her sister Maude escape their self-serving guardians for the wilds of the frontier, they...

War Games

By: Audrey Couloumbis and Akila Couloumbis

1941. Greece. For 12-year-old Petros, World War II feels far away. But when the Germans invade Greece, the war is suddenly impossibly close.  Overnight, neighbors become enemies. People begin to keep...

Not Exactly a Love Story

By: Audrey Couloumbis

“A fifteen-year-old creates an alter ego to woo his dream girl. Compulsively readable.” —The New York Times
 
This quirky, flirty, and smart story will appeal to fans of Frank Portman’s...


Summer's End

By: Audrey Couloumbis

The summer Grace turns thirteen is when everything changes. The Vietnam War is raging, and Grace's brother, Collin, is drafted. But Collin decides to take a stand and burn his draft card, igniting a war...

Say Yes

By: Audrey Couloumbis

Getting Near To Baby

By: Audrey Couloumbis