Search Results: "Amy Ehrlich"


BOOK REVIEW

AMY by Mary Hooper
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"But the near-universal obsession with chat will nevertheless make this an easy sell, and readers will enjoy this vicarious brush with danger. (Fiction. 11-15)"
A cautionary tale from Britain about love on the Internet demonstrates the influence of online chat on teenage girls on both sides of the Atlantic. Read full book review >

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WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE by Amy Ehrlich
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

"With the surprising exception of Paterson's weak contribution, this is an excellent anthology. (Short stories. 9-14)"
From ten prominent writers, short stories—tender, funny, and heartbreaking—that vividly evoke the state of childhood, with all its hopes, dreams, fears, and joys. Read full book review >

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THE DARK CARD by Amy Ehrlich
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1991

Still deeply disturbed by her mother's death, Laura, 17, talks her business-preoccupied father into letting her stay alone at the family house near Atlantic City while he, older sister Heather, and Heather's fiance, Leo, go back to New York. Read full book review >

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RACHEL by Amy Ehrlich
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 2003

"Maybe Carson's sense of wonder will inspire future environmentalists. (bibliography, epilogue) (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
Ehrlich's biography of the noted environmentalist covers much ground, from her early years in Pennsylvania, to research at Woods Hole Marine Laboratory, to Maine and her environmental writings. Read full book review >

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PARENTS IN THE PIGPEN, PIGS IN THE TUB by Amy Ehrlich
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Kellogg's high-energy pictures are, as always, filled with figures bearing broadly comic expressions—in hilarious contrast to the poker-faced narrative. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In this thematic cousin to Reeve Lindbergh's The Day the Goose Got Loose (also illustrated by Kellogg, 1990), farm animals rebel against their living conditions and move into the house, creating such chaos that the human family moves to the barn. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL WHO WANTED TO DANCE by Amy Ehrlich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"This tender fairy tale of love, family and longing—with a cadence as smooth as the floating waltzes found within its pages—is achingly exquisite. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Clara is a little girl who loves to dance. Read full book review >

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BABY DRAGON by Amy Ehrlich
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"While the illustrations are appealing and colorful and the repetitive nature of the storytelling engaging in its predictability, this story may well frighten the young children it's aimed at. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Mother Dragon instructs her baby to wait for her by the red fern while she visits his grandmother, telling him she'll be back by morning but neglecting to explain why he's being left behind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMY SNOW by Tracy Rees
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 7, 2016

"Far too predictable to be truly suspenseful."
The adventures of a foundling who embarks on a treasure hunt in Victorian England. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AMY TAN by Barbara Kramer
BIOGRAPHY
Released: June 1, 1996

Kramer (Alice Walker, 1995) describes in a clear narrative Tan's complex personal history, her intricate Chinese-American family story, and above all, her tangled relationship with her mother as the wellsprings for her fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILLA by Amy Ehrlich
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"A simplistic treatment for an audience likely unfamiliar with its subject. (timeline, thumbnail biographies of American women writers of Cather's time, bibliography) (Biography. 7-10)"
Ehrlich renders an admiring portrait of Cather, focusing on the relationship between her writing and the places she lived and visited. Read full book review >