Search Results: "Anne Timmons"


BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"A fitting tribute. (Graphic biography. 8-14)"
This comic-book biography of a Jewish girl's life under the Nazi jackboot and then as a refugee is low key and that much more profound for it. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"The final spread shows each of the previous pages in miniature with short explanations of the grammatical terms and issues. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
Truss follows up her hilarious guide to comma placement with a sequel focusing on the trickier concept of apostrophes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Vital intellectual fare brimming with fascinating history."
An exceptionally literate, overstuffed chronicle of gay Tinseltown. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2006

"Elementary-school teachers will love this lighthearted but instructive effort, as will their students, who will never look at a comma again in quite the same way. (Nonfiction. 5-10)"
The title of this clever, creative commentary on commas is the same as the author's bestselling grammatical guide for adults, but the concept here is quite different. Read full book review >

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ALL THAT GLITTERS
by Mandy Curtis

BOOK REPORT for The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave
BFF Charms: Oda Mae Brown, Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Folkloric
Bonus Factor: Leprechauns
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Hiding My Valuables

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

When first we practice to deceive … or ...


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BOOK REVIEW

WHEN YOU ARE CAMPING by Anne Lee
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"Just right. (Picture book. 3-6)"
So many things to do in the great outdoors! Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE RED SCARF by Anne Villeneuve
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 9, 2010

"A plucky and fully enjoyable adventure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
It's just another day for Turpin, a mouse taxi driver, until a mysterious passenger leaves a red scarf behind. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUNNY’S EASTER EGG by Anne Mortimer
ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Still, there's not much that will endure here—it's as sweet as a chocolate egg and will last about as long. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Bunny is tired after a long night distributing Easter eggs. Read full book review >

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AT THE FIREHOUSE by Anne Rockwell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Rockwell at her best: lively, informative, and tuned to the sorts of details that fascinate younger children. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-7)"
Fledgling readers will happily tag along as a firefighter squires two young visitors through firehouse doors for a glimpse behind the scenes and chances to sit behind the wheels of a pumper truck and a ladder truck. Read full book review >