Search Results: "Annie Barrows"


BOOK REVIEW

THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US by Annie Barrows
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Undeniably entertaining but as slow-moving as a steamy Macedonian summer."
The co-author of a novel about the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands now turns her attention to scandals besetting a small Depression-era West Virginia town. Read full book review >

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MAGIC IN THE MIX by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 16, 2014

"If another adventure is to come, readers will hope it won't take another six years to arrive. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
The time-traveling adventures of Molly and Miri Gill continue, with even higher stakes. Read full book review >

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NOTHING by Annie Barrows
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"Anyone who suspects their life is the most boring ever? Check out this book. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Charlotte and Frankie are typical high school sophomores struggling to be interesting in a land of boring. Read full book review >

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THE MAGIC HALF by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2008

"Bean chapter books. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Miri, singleton daughter sandwiched between two sets of twins, feels depressingly ordinary. Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN TAKE CARE OF THE BABYSITTER by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 17, 2008

"Readers will look forward to the next installment of this series that celebrates the joys and thrills of friendship, unrestricted play and unfettered imagination. (Fiction. 6-10)"
The kids of Pancake Court are constructing a volcano from a giant mound of dirt, but right in the middle of the eruption Bean is called home. Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN MAKE THE RULES by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2012

"Making the rules rules! (Fiction. 6-9)"
It's spring break, and Bean's big sister, Nancy, is off to Monkey Park, where she'll get to spend every day having secret, big-kid fun at Girl Power 4-Ever Camp for girls 11-14. Bean is 7. Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2006

"Readers are bound to embrace this spunky twosome and eagerly anticipate their continuing tales of mischief and mayhem. (Fiction. 6-10)"
A charismatic duo makes their debut in this new chapter-book series. Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN TAKE THE CASE by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 2013

"Only a stooge couldn't love Ivy and Bean. (Fiction. 6-9)"
The intrigue swirls thick 'round Pancake Court. Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN BOUND TO BE BAD by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"Any child who's had to suffer a time-out will relate to this one. (Fiction. 6-10)"
How hard can it be to be bad? Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN BREAK THE FOSSIL RECORD by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2007

"Just right. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Best friends Ivy and Bean return for a very welcome third outing. Read full book review >

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IVY AND BEAN AND THE GHOST THAT HAD TO GO by Annie Barrows
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"This strong follow-up to Ivy and Bean (June 2006) is bound to please fans. (Picture book. 7-10)"
Best mates Ivy and Bean reunite for some schoolyard hijinks in this sophomore collaboration from Barrows and Blackall. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 5, 2008

"The engrossing subject matter and lively writing make this a sure winner, perhaps fodder for a TV series."
The German occupation of the Channel Islands, recalled in letters between a London reporter and an eccentric gaggle of Guernsey islanders. Read full book review >