Search Results: "Cece Bell"


BOOK REVIEW

EL DEAFO by Cece Bell
Released: Sept. 2, 2014

"Worthy of a superhero. (Graphic memoir. 8 & up)"
A humorous and touching graphic memoir about finding friendship and growing up deaf. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SOCK MONKEY RIDES AGAIN by Cece Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Happy trails to them, and to all readers with the stomach for such relentless, intense cuteness. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The all-knit toy actor is back in the saddle again, riding a tide of bit parts to a starring role as a singing cowboy. Read full book review >

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ITTY BITTY by Cece Bell
by Cece Bell, illustrated by Cece Bell
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2009

"Children will do the same with this terse, appropriately diminutive but definitive assurance that size really doesn't matter. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Itty Bitty may be the most aptly named pooch ever, but here he moves with inspiring confidence through normal-sized city and country alike. Read full book review >

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I YAM A DONKEY! by Cece Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"This attempt to bring levity to an already-difficult grammar task for children just tangles the situation further. (Picture book. 5-8)"
A stern yam corrects a grammatically challenged donkey. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RABBIT & ROBOT by Cece Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"A good choice for those ready to launch into more advanced texts. (Early reader. 6-8)"
Make way for another endearing, odd-couple pair of friends in beginning-reader land. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BEE-WIGGED by Cece Bell
by Cece Bell, illustrated by Cece Bell
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"Hardly—no one's about to kill this messenger. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Jerry is a pretty sweet guy—honey-sweet, in fact—but he's also the most enormous bee anyone has ever seen. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUG PATROL by Denise Dowling Mortensen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"A fun spoof. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A bug's busy day highlights the many varied jobs of a police officer. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RABBIT & ROBOT AND RIBBIT by Cece Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"Engrossing! (Early reader. 7-9)"
Three's a crowd in Bell's follow-up to Rabbit & Robot: The Sleepover (2012) when Rabbit gets jealous of Robot's new amphibian pal, Ribbit. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHUCK AND WOODCHUCK by Cece Bell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 2016

"Skip—skinned knees should be the only elementary school drama. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A first-grade love story with a woodchuck as a go-between. Really. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSPECTOR FLYTRAP by Tom Angleberger
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Three cases and lunch! What more could you need? Happily, Volume 2, The President's Mane Is Missing, publishes simultaneously. (Humor. 6-9)"
Inspector Flytrap is here to solve your "BIG DEAL" mysteries…foolishness in every case file guaranteed. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRANKEE DOODLE by Tom Angleberger
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 4, 2013

"A historical hoot full of goofy, eye-rolling goodness. (Picture book. 4-9)"
Sure he went to town...but did he want to go to town? Read full book review >

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BEST BOOKS OF 2016: PATRICIA BELL-SCOTT
by Maya Payne Smart

In The Firebrand and the First Lady, scholar Patricia Bell-Scott illuminates the unlikely friendship between two historic American women. Radical civil and women’s rights activist Pauli Murray and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt corresponded for years and swayed one another’s social justice aims and strategies. Their views never converged, but Bell-Scott makes a compelling case that they grew with and toward ...


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