Tracy Barrett

Tracy Barrett is the author of numerous books and magazine articles for young readers. She was born in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up mostly in New York State. Barrett holds a Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Classics-Archaeology from Brown University and an MA and PhD in Medieval Italian Literature from the University of California, Berkeley. Her scholarly interests in the ancient and medieval worlds which overlap in her fiction and nonfiction works.   Barrett has taught courses on writing for children and on children's literature at various institutions and frequently makes presentations to groups of students, librarians, teachers, and others. She teaches Italian, Women's Studies, English, and Humanities at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Author: Tracy Barrett | Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Release Date: August 10, 2010
Xander’s classmate gives a report at school about a famous amulet of the Egyptian god of time, Thoth. It was thought to be so powerful that it could turn back time one day every hundred years. And that day will come in a week! The amu...
Author: Tracy Barrett | Narrator: John Allen Nelson
Release Date: April 13, 2010
Xena and Xander Holmes are back . . . and so is a mysterious beast from Sherlock’s casebook! Xena and Xander have been looking forward to their vacation in the peaceful country village of Blackslope. But when a huge monster begins to terrorize ...
Author: Tracy Barrett | Narrator: David Pittu
Release Date: June 10, 2008
Go to The Dancing Men and ask for a saucer of milk for your snake. Then all will be revealed.That’s all the note says–before the ink disappears! Xena and Xander Holmes think living in London will be boring. But when they discover theyR...