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Elise Broach


Elise Broach

Elise Broach

Books by Elise Broach

by Elise Broach - Animals , Children's 9-13, Fiction, Friendship, Mystery

12 year-old Lizzie Durango and her dad have always had a zoo to call their home. Lizzie spends her days watching the animals and taking note of their various behaviors. Though the zoo makes for a unique home, it's a hard place for Lizzie to make lasting friends. But all this changes one afternoon when she finds Tyler Briggs, a runaway who has secretly made the zoo his makeshift home. The two become friends and, just as quickly, stumble into a covert investigation involving the zoo wolves who are suddenly dying. 

Written by Elise Broach and illustrated by Kelly Murphy - Animals , Children's 6-9, Fiction, Friendship

Marvin the beetle is off to school with James for the very first time! Everything runs smoothly on this big adventure until the bell rings after lunch and Marvin gets separated from James. In fact, he gets accidentally thrown away! Will Marvin make it back home to his family? How will James find him? This young chapter book for emergent readers captures the miniature world of Marvin the Beetle and his special friend James.

by Elise Broach and Kelly Murphy - Animals , Children's 6-9, Fiction, Friendship

In this Masterpiece Adventure, the second in a chapter book series for younger readers from Elise Broach, bestselling author of MASTERPIECE, Marvin the beetle is going collecting with his family. All is good and well until Uncle Albert gets hurt. Marvin needs James's help to save Uncle Albert before it's too late. JAMES TO THE RESCUE captures the miniature world of Marvin the beetle and his special friendship with James.

written by Elise Broach with illustrations by [2] - Children's, Fiction

James is going on vacation for a week. His best friend, Marvin the beetle, has to stay at home. Without James to keep him company, Marvin has to play with his annoying cousin, Elaine. Marvin and Elaine quickly find themselves in all sorts of trouble --- even getting trapped inside a pencil sharpener! But more importantly, will James still be Marvin's friend when he gets home or will he have a new best friend?

by Elise Broach - Family Life, Mystery

It’s summer and the three Barker brothers –Simon, Henry, and Jack –have just moved to Arizona. Their parents have warned them repeatedly not to explore Superstition Mountain near their home. However, when their cat goes missing the brothers see no other option.