Search Results: "Amelie Welden"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"An inspiring, empowering compendium. (bibliography, websites, endnotes) (Nonfiction. 11 & up)"
Like its companion volume, Boys Who Rocked the World, this collective biography offers engaging profiles of women who achieved great success at a young age. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IS GRANDPA WEARING A SUIT? by Amelie Fried
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

"With closure provided by the arrival of a newly born cousin, this treats Bruno's feelings with respect while sensitively offering some direction for children in similar circumstances. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Along with tracking a small child's responses to his beloved grandfather's death, this import offers grown-ups some insight into what does, and does not, make sense about such losses to younger family members. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE VAMPIRE IN LOVE by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"The series (My Friend, the Vampire, 1984, etc.) may be contrived and formulaic, but this features some undeniably funny scenes and a shrewd, plucky main character. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Once again, young Tony has to hop to stay in the good graces of his vampire friends while keeping his parents blissfully ignorant of their true nature. Read full book review >