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Donna Jo Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli is the author of Crazy Jack, The Magic Circle, Stones in Water, and many other books, and is the chairperson of the linguistics department at Swarthmore College.


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Alligator Bayou

By: Donna Jo Napoli

Talullah, Louisiana. 1899.

Calogero, his uncles, and cousins are six Sicilian men living in the small town of Tallulah, Louisiana. They work hard, growing vegetables and selling them at their stand and in their grocery...

Daughter of Venice

By: Donna Jo Napoli

In 1592, Donata is a noble girl living in a palazzo on the Grand Canal. Girls of her class receive no education and rarely leave the palazzo. In a noble family, only one daughter and one son will be allowed to marry;...

The King of Mulberry Street

By: Donna Jo Napoli

In 1892, nine-year-old Dom’s mother puts him on a ship leaving Italy, bound for America. He is a stowaway, traveling alone and with nothing of value except for a new pair of shoes from his mother. In the turbulent...


Prince Of The Pond

By: Donna Jo Napoli

Magic Circle

By: Donna Jo Napoli

Zel

By: Donna Jo Napoli

High in the mountains, Zel lives with her mother, who insists they have all they need -- for they have each other. Zel's life is peaceful and protected -- until a chance encounter changes everything. When...


Stones In Water

By: Donna Jo Napoli

When Roberto sneaks off to see a movie in his Italian village, he has no idea that life as he knows it is over. German soldiers raid the theater, round up the boys in the audience, and pack them onto a...

The Smile

By: Donna Jo Napoli

Hers is the most famous portrait in the world. Here, in prose as rich as the high Renaissance, is Mona Lisa?s tale?a story of passion, loss, and, above all, love. Elisabetta longs for romance, though she...

Three Days

By: Donna Jo Napoli

While driving in the Italian countryside, eleven-year-old Jackie's father suddenly collapses at the wheel. Fear for her father's life quickly turns to terror when two Italian men kidnap her and drive to...


Sly The Sleuth And The Pet Mysteries

By: Donna Jo Napoli and Robert Furrow

Sly The Sleuth

By: Donna Jo Napoli and Robert Furrow


Fire in the Hills

By: Donna Jo Napoli

It?s been two years since fifteen-year-old Roberto was kidnapped and forced to work in a German labor camp. After finally escaping, he?s made his way back to Italy. Roberto is desperate to return to the...

Ready To Dream

By: Donna Jo Napoli and Elena Furrow