This thorough and thoughtful treatment allows readers to understand the many complicated issues and possibly generate their own individual solutions. Here, Donnelly has turned trash into readers’ treasure. (Horn Book, starred review of Total Garbage: A Messy Dive into Trash, Waste, and Our World)

Rebecca Donnelly ( was born in England and has lived in California, Florida, and New Mexico. She has an MA in Humanities and a Master’s in Library and Information Science. These days she lives and writes in northern New York. Her debut middle-grade novel, HOW TO STAGE A CATASTROPHE, the story of  a children’s theater in the Florida panhandle, was published by Capstone Young Readers in April 2017.  

Books by Rebecca Donnelly