Search Results: "Anette Bley"


BOOK REVIEW

AND WHAT COMES AFTER A THOUSAND? by Anette Bley
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"This touching story celebrates intergenerational bonds and offers a comforting lesson in loss. (Picture book. 4-6)"
When her elderly friend dies, a little girl struggles to understand. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A FRIEND by Anette Bley
by Anette Bley, illustrated by Anette Bley
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"The borderline-stereotypical image of pale- and outsized-lipped black characters is an unfortunate misstep in an otherwise valuable springboard for discussions of friendship, whether in the classroom, at home or in a storytime setting. (Picture book. 3-10)"
Bley provides readers with a comprehensive list of the traits that a good friend has, from the relatively easy things, like playing together on a rainy day and helping when needed, to the more difficult ones, like stepping back and allowing independence and having the courage to tell the truth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NOT YOUR MOTHER'S MEATLOAF by Saiya Miller
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A frank and honest look at sex and sexuality. (Graphic anthology. 16 & up)"
Doing it—as portrayed by young comic artists. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"A grab-bag of helpful hints for parents and teachers, but far from comprehensive. (65 b&w photos, not seen)"
An art teacher shares miscellaneous tips and tricks to familiarize elementary-school children with the basic materials and awaken their creativity. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 2015

"Some points are more provocative than convincing, but the authors put a lively spin on an age-old argument."
A counterintuitive analysis suggesting that consumers instinctively know more about the value of the signals they are sending than their critics do. Read full book review >