Search Results: "Danny Sit"


BOOK REVIEW

TUCKER by Danny Sit
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2011

"Tucker's charming personality and the quality of the photographic illustrations help this to stand out from the pack. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A strong narrative voice, charming photographs and an utterly appealing little dog protagonist coalesce to create a winning story about a Jack Russell terrier named Tucker. Read full book review >

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SIT by Deborah Ellis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"The book is dedicated 'to all who just need a moment of peace,' but it may leave readers feeling far from peaceful. (Short stories. 10-14)"
A collection of short stories organized around the mental image of a sitting child. Read full book review >

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DANNY by Yann Le Bec
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 14, 2015

"Pleasing art hampered by occasionally overblown storytelling and an ungainly plot twist. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A lesson in heeding the biased advice of strangers takes an unexpected turn. Read full book review >

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FINDING DANNY by Linzi Glass
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2010

"An additional subplot follows both Bree's budding romance with a classmate, Ashton, who shares parent problems, and her friendship issues with two girlfriends, but even the inclusion of these typical tween issues fails to elevate the novel beyond average. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Only child Bree, 12 years old, feels all but abandoned by her career-driven parents: Her father is a writer who travels a great deal, and her mother is a broadcast journalist hoping to move up to an anchor position. Read full book review >

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MAKE ROOM FOR DANNY by Danny Thomas
Released: Jan. 10, 1990

Stand-up storyteller Thomas tells his own story, which is highly sweetened and seldom tart. Read full book review >

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DANNY AIN'T by Joe Cottonwood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"Cottonwood makes his points in both obvious and subtle ways and buoys his story with an idiosyncratic, good-natured cast; with Danny's voracious, vividly described hunger (almost a running gag); and with a soccer game in which the winner is not the team with the highest score. (Fiction. 11-13)"
When Danny's Pop goes back to the VA hospital with recurrent post-traumatic stress disorder, Danny discovers he's not quite as capable of caring for himself as he'd thought. Read full book review >

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"A quick, enjoyable novel about a teen fugitive scraping by in Arizona."
Clark tells the story of a resourceful runaway in this debut YA novel. Read full book review >

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Chasing Danny by K. R. Schulteis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 14, 2013

"Genuinely compassionate and likely to resonate among families and young adults with loved ones in the service."
A fraternal bond is stressed beyond the breaking point in this heartfelt, if initially slow-moving, coming-home story. Read full book review >

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CAN'T SIT STILL by Karen E. Lotz
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1993

"A sunny look at inner-city life—now playful, now reflective, but never heavy. (Picture book. 6-8)"
A young African-American wriggles and spins around her urban home and neighborhood, celebrating the seasons with her mother and cat. Read full book review >

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SIT, TRUMAN! by Dan Harper
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Make room for Truman. (Picture book. 3-6)"
The Moser father-and-daughter illustration team collaborates again with author Harper (Cara's husband) on their second family effort inspired by a beloved family pet (Telling Time with Big Mama Cat, 1998). Read full book review >

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SIT STILL! by Nancy Carlson
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1996

"The solution will strike some as simplistic, but the good humor and tolerance expressed send a positive message about kids like Patrick. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Teachers and parents will immediately recognize Patrick, the subject of this appealing, slice-of-life picture book: He is the child who just can't sit still. Read full book review >