Search Results: "Amy Fellner Dominy"


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A MATTER OF HEART by Amy Fellner Dominy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: May 12, 2015

"An enjoyable read even for couch potatoes. (Fiction. 13-16)"
It all comes down to heart for one athlete. Read full book review >

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AUDITION & SUBTRACTION by Amy Fellner Dominy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Tatum's maturing recognition of her own self-worth and realistic outcomes—sadly not everything works out the way she would wish—make this a satisfying and believable read. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Tatum is facing her stressful eighth-grade audition for a clarinet seat in the District Honor Band and must also cope with her best friend's first romance. Read full book review >

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DIE FOR YOU by Amy Fellner Dominy
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Nov. 8, 2016

"A perceptive portrait of relationship abuse. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Teenage relationships are intense to begin with—but what happens when your boyfriend becomes too intense? Read full book review >

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OyMG by Amy Fellner Dominy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2011

"There's nothing earth-shatteringly original here, but readers who like their frothy romance with a bracing dash of serious social issues will be clamoring for seconds. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Speech-and-debate summer camp provides a backdrop for romance and the fight against anti-Semitism. Read full book review >

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WILLIE AND UNCLE BILL by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2012

"Emerging readers will appreciate the feel of a chapter book, but this dynamic duo will surely be adored (and envied) by all ages. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Uncle Bill visits, adventure is never far behind! Read full book review >

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A GLORIOUS DAY by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2004

"A sensitive observer in top form, Schwartz has created a treasure of a tale that captures marvels in everyday life. (Picture book. 5-7)"
With perfect pitch and hilariously deadpan delivery, Schwartz follows a two- (or so) year-old through an ordinary, completely wonderful day. Read full book review >

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THE DOG WHO BELONGED TO NO ONE by Amy Hest
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"It's a warm, well-appointed tale; both author and illustrator show a keen eye for detail. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Hardworking girl meets scruffily cute mutt. Read full book review >

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THINGS I LEARNED IN SECOND GRADE by Amy Schwartz
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2004

"Just right. (Picture book. 4-7)"
When red-headed Andrew started second grade, he didn't know how to spell "should," subtract 348 from 411, write in cursive, or read a chapter book. Read full book review >

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GABBY GROWING UP by Amy Hest
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

A sequel to The Purple Coat (1986) that is, on its own, a tender story. Read full book review >

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ONE MONDAY by Amy Huntington
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"A wonderful first effort by Huntington that will have readers waiting breathlessly for the next Monday. (Picture book. 3-7)"
An especially strong wind wreaks fanciful havoc on a small farm. Read full book review >

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SOME BABIES by Amy Schwartz
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"Very small children will love the lists, and somewhat older children will get a glimpse into the secret life of parenthood. (Picture book. 2-7)"
A wry and winsome reality infuses this anti-bedtime story, which sounds as though it could have been transcribed from life, only better. Read full book review >