An ode to the solace of family, the mercy of strangers, and the healing power of hope.
Ages 14 and up, Grade 9 and up | Candlewick Press, hardcover May 2005 | Walker Books (UK), paperback December 2006 | Candlewick Press, paperback April 2007 Read more about Claiming Georgia Tate.
Based on true events, this powerful novel illuminates a little known corner of American history as it honors the extraordinary will of one man.
Middle-grade historical fiction, Ages 12 and Up, Grades 7 and Up | Candlewick Press, hardcover September 2012 | ISBN: 0763647926 / 9780763647926 Read more about Come August, Come Freedom.
Told through Chancey’s eyes in the classic literary tradition of great horse stories, here is an entrancing equine tale about bravery, destiny, and hope -- and about sharing the magic of a second chance.
Middle-grade fiction, Ages 10-14, Grade 4-9 | Candlewick Press, hardcover May 2008 | ISBN 978-0-7636-3439-1 Read more about Chancey.
A sequel to Chancey of the Maury River, this heart-tugging story focuses on Macadoo – the gentle giant of the Maury River Stables.
Middle-grade fiction, Ages 9 and up, Grade 4 and up | Candlewick Press, hardcover August 2013 | ISBN: 978-0-7636-3766-8
Handsome but headstrong, a retired racehorse finds a second chance in this affecting, fast-paced novel told straight from the horse’s mouth.
Middle-grade fiction, Ages 8 and up, Grade 3 and up | Candlewick Press, hardcover April 2015 | ISBN: 0763673323 / 9780763673321
When an adored—and very independent—aunt suffers a fall and comes to live with them, Jenna and her mom discover what makes a family bond unbreakable.
illustrated by Abigail Marble | Middle-grade fiction, Ages 7-9, Grade 2 - 4 | Candlewick Press, hardcover June 2015
ISBN: 9780763630102 Read more about Two for Joy.
Gigi's essays and short stories appear in these excellent anthologies: