Born: 1949 in Evansville, Indiana
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Havill was raised in Mt. Carmel, Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois. Biography: Havill is a children's picture book author best known for her Jamaica books. She was born in Evansville, Indiana and raised in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. She attended Université de Rouen, 1969-70 and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she graduated with her B.A. in 1971 and M.A. in 1973. She currently resides in Arizona.
- -- Child Study Children's Book Award, ''Jamaica's Find''
- -- Bank Street College, ''Jamaica's Find''
- -- Ezra Jack Keats New Writer award, ''Jamaica's Find''
- -- Children's Book of the Year award, ''Jamaica's Find''
- -- Children's Choices award, ''Jamaica's Find''
|Brianna, Jamaica, and the Dance of Spring /
ISBN: 0547237685 OCLC: 259258258 Sandpiper, Boston : , Â©2002. When her sister Nikki gets sick, Brianna hopes to play her part as the butterfly queen in the Dance of Spring, but then another disaster strikes.
|Call the horse Lucky
ISBN: 9780940719101 OCLC: 601128129 Gryphon Press, Edina, MN : ©2010. While visiting her grandmother in the country, Mel discovers a neglected horse. Moved by the sight of the rib-thin pinto with the sad, glazed eyes and eager to help him, Mel starts a rescue process that results in the pinto's being moved to a horse rescue ranch to revive him and treat his problems. At the ranch, Mel learns about horse care and continues to bond with the horse she has named Lucky--Page 4 of cover.
|Eyes like Willy's /
ISBN: 0688136729 OCLC: 53355153 HarperCollins, [New York] : Â©2004. While vacationing over the course of several summers in Austria, French siblings Guy and Sarah Masson become best friends with a German boy, until the outbreak of World War I puts them on opposing sides.
ISBN: 1561454419 OCLC: 167763942 Peachtree, Atlanta : Â©2008. Two misfit children and other members of a Minneapolis, Minnesota, neighborhood are brought together by a woman creating a community garden.
|I heard it from Alice Zucchini :
ISBN: 0811839621 OCLC: 55940382 Chronicle Books, San Francisco, Calif. : Â©2006. From the still chill of a winter night to the ra-ta-ta, ra-ta-ta, ra-ta-ta-too of a lively vegetable stew, these twenty whimsical poems celebrate the joys of a garden from start to finish. A tour de force of imagination, I Heard It from Alice Zucchini invites you to join in the Pea Pod Chant, wander through the Rhubarb Forest, dance with the Dainty Doily Dill Weed, gossip with Alice Zucchini, and hold your breath on the pumpkin's enchanted evening. Illustrated with magical paintings, here is a book that will delight gardeners of all ages.
|Jamaica and Brianna
ISBN: 9780736792882 OCLC: 813418729 Zaner-Bloser, Columbus, O.H. :  Jamaica hates wearing hand-me-down boots when her friend Brianna has pink fuzzy ones.
|Jamaica and Brianna /
ISBN: 0395779391 OCLC: 26928862 Houghton Mifflin, Boston : 1993. Jamaica hates wearing hand-me-down boots when her friend Brianna has pink fuzzy ones.
|Jamaica and the substitute teacher /
ISBN: 0618152423 OCLC: 39384995 Houghton Mifflin, Boston, Mass. : 1999. Jamaica copies from a friend during a spelling test because she wants a perfect paper, but her substitute teacher Mrs. Duval helps her understand that she does not have to be perfect to be special.
|Jamaica is thankful
ISBN: 9780545318761 OCLC: 679602657 Scholastic Inc., New York : 2010, 2009. Jamaica's friend Kristin needs to give away her kitten. But Jamaica's brother is allergic to cats. Jamaica assumes this doesn't mean kittens too. But when her brother's allergies bother him before the football game, Jamaica must find a solution to the problem. She wants the kitten, but she also wants her brother to be healthy.
|Jamaica is thankful /
ISBN: 0618982310 OCLC: 313658222 Houghton Mifflin Books for Children/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston : 2009. Jamaica's friend Kristin needs to give away her kitten. But Jamaica's brother is allergic to cats. Jamaica assumes this doesn't mean kittens too. But when her brother's allergies bother him before the football game, Jamaica must find a solution to the problem. She wants the kitten, but she also wants her brother to be healthy.
ISBN: 9780547481050 OCLC: 18327416 Houghton Mifflin, Boston : 1989. When her older brother refuses to let her tag along with him, Jamaica goes off by herself and allows a younger child to play with her.
|Jamaica's blue marker
ISBN: 9780736793193 OCLC: 815649442 Zaner-Bloser, Columbus, O.H. :  Jamaica thinks her classmate Russell is a pest who is always getting into trouble, but then she discovers he is moving away.
|Jamaica's blue marker /
ISBN: 0618369171 OCLC: 31011038 Jamaica thinks her classmate Russell is a pest who is always getting into trouble, but then she discovers he is moving away.
ISBN: 0547119615 OCLC: 276335249 Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston : â„—2009. A little girl finds a stuffed dog in the park and decides to take it home.
|Jamaica's find /
ISBN: 0395453577 OCLC: 12313174 Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston : 1986. A little girl finds a stuffed dog in the park and decides to take it home.
|Just like a baby /
ISBN: 0811850269 OCLC: 233813705 Chronicle Books, San Francisco : Â©2009. Delighted by the arrival of baby Ellen, extended family members describe their plans for the young one, from becoming a fisherman to playing the saxophone, but baby Ellen prefers other activities.
|We the people.
ISBN: 0395776716 OCLC: 39106954 Houghton Mifflin, Boston : ©1997.
|Yes, I love you /
ISBN: 0307101770 OCLC: 21903960 Golden Book ; New York : Â©1990.