Search Results: "Caroline Stills"


BOOK REVIEW

MICE MISCHIEF by Caroline  Stills
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 15, 2014

"Though these mice are rather tame in the mischief department, preschoolers get some good practice in counting down, adding up to 10 and recognizing addition sentences. (Math picture book. 3-6)"
Ten adorable mice one by one abandon their chores for fun, allowing readers an introduction to the addition facts summing 10. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HOUSE OF 12 BUNNIES by Caroline  Stills
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2012

"A pleasant way to practice counting skills, with additional beginning math concepts quietly woven into both text and illustrations. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Twelve adorable bunnies, each with a different color or pattern of fur, play together in their rambling Victorian house in this sweet counting book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A NIGHT ON THE TOWN by Caroline Merola
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 10, 2010

"A good addition to large collections. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Pickles McPhee longs for adventure. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ERIC THE MATH BEAR by Caroline Glicksman
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 12, 2003

"It just doesn't add up. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Eric, a red glow-in-the-dark bear who works in a bank, foils a robbery in Glicksman's debut picture book. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ROSE AND THE WISH THING by Caroline Magerl
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"This quirky, sidelong look at a common childhood experience will be just the thing for readers and listeners who enjoy a touch of whimsy and mystery (and who won't mind not finding out what the wish thing actually is—or exactly what happens next). (Picture book. 3-6)"
A lonely young girl makes a wish that eventually comes true in both magical and pragmatic ways. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

GREGORY COOL by Caroline Binch
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Upbeat and authentic. (Picture book. 4-10)"
The widely praised illustrator of Mary Hoffman's award- winning Amazing Grace (1991) and Rita Phillips Mitchell's Hue Boy (1993) depicts an American boy's first visit to his grandparents in Tobago. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEFORE MY EYES by Caroline Bock
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Gripping, disturbing and nuanced. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
The final moments before a disturbed young man sprays bullets into a crowd at a political event form the opening of this grim but intelligent novel. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE TERROR OF THE SOUTHLANDS by Caroline Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 9, 2014

"Bland pirate burlesque with plenty of standard-issue buckling of swash—but dead in the water with regard to story arc, in just its second volume. (map) (Fantasy. 10-13)"
Fledgling pirate captain Hilary bravely engages in nonpiratical behavior to rescue kidnapped friends and expose chicanery in high places. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HEALTH
Released: May 1, 2008

"Readers will certainly understand one of the more complicated subtexts of the upcoming Olympics much better after spending some time with this slim, readable offering. ('sports smarts,' author's note, glossary, resources, index) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
The "night Olympic team" of the title consists not of athletes but of the dedicated scientists, lawyers and officials who make sure the Olympians stay honest. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"The paintings are beautifully reproduced, the text concise and informative and the book altogether a gem that should appeal to adults as well. (Picture book. 6-12)"
Desnoëttes offers an accessible examination of 18 art masterpieces from the last seven centuries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INTERPLANETARY AVENGER by Caroline Luzatto
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 15, 2005

"A champion candidate for reading aloud (good luck keeping a straight face), this zany escapade will leave young readers drooling for sequels. (Science fiction. 9-11)"
Luzzatto cranks up the gross-o-meter for this tale of a resourceful fifth-grader who inadvertently sets a malicious alien shapechanger free on Earth. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BORDER LINES by Caroline Kraus
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 1, 2004

"A vivid portrait of a complex relationship, as gripping, at times, as a good thriller."
Disturbing first-person account of one young woman's emotional captivity by another. Read full book review >