Search Results: "Deborah Lee Rose"


BOOK REVIEW

DEBORAH by Esther Singer Kreitman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Essentially a curiosity, of some documentary value, but only marginal literary interest."
Accusatory autobiographical fiction, first published in 1936 as The Devil's Dance, enumerates the frustrations of an intellectually curious woman denied opportunities for education and self-expression. Read full book review >

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LEE by Tito Perdue
Released: Aug. 15, 1991

"A promising debut."
A first novel that follows an old man, a kind of Old Testament prophet full of books and anger at the age, as he wanders— sometimes violently—through the modern urban world and into his own past. Read full book review >

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ONE NIGHTTIME SEA by Deborah Lee Rose
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Appealing to novice enumerators and budding naturalists alike. (Picture book. 5-7)"
This rhymed complement to Into the A, B, Sea: An Ocean Alphabet (2000) takes children above and below—sometimes far below—the waves with one blue whale calf, two humpbacks, and so on, up to ten turtle hatchlings, and then back down to one "brand-new seal pup." Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 27, 2017

"Offer this heartwarming example of animal rehabilitation to fans of Winter's Tail, by Juliana, Isabella, and Craig Hatkoff (2009), and similar stories. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
An Alaskan eagle's broken beak is restored with modern technology. Read full book review >

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SOMEONE'S SLEEPY by Deborah Lee Rose
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 7, 2013

"There will never be a magic book that puts every child to sleep, but this hushed cadence is certain to soothe. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A quiet rhyme follows a little girl through her nighttime routine. Read full book review >

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INTO THE A, B, SEA by Deborah Lee Rose
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 2000

"An informative, picturesque tour of the sea that readers can embark upon without ever getting their toes wet. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Vivid collages combined with sprightly verse offer readers a glimpse into the fascinating world of the deep. Read full book review >

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BIRTHDAY ZOO by Deborah Lee Rose
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"What's more, kids will get an introduction to animals that aren't found in the standard farmyard—tapirs, swifts, and all the above—in addition to revisiting old familiars: monkeys, moose, bears, and snails. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A cheerful, rhymed birthday celebration for a young boy staged by the animals of a zoo. Read full book review >

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OCEAN BABIES by Deborah Lee Rose
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2005

"A touching look at birth and perfect for reminiscing about the births of loved ones. (resource list) (Picture book. 3-7)"
A beautiful peek at the marine circle of life. Read full book review >

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THE SPELLING BEE BEFORE RECESS by Deborah Lee Rose
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"A blooper. (Picture book. 5-9)"
It's down to the final three. Can "The Slugger" win the big spelling bee? Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2009

"Readers will get an enormous kick out of seeing what they do in each busy spread, and they won't care if the scansion sometimes stutters. (Picture book. 4-8)"
"On the twelfth day of springtime, / my teacher gave to me / TWELVE flags for flapping, / eleven stones for stepping, / ten words for rhyming, / … / and a garden to water carefully." Read full book review >