Search Results: "Elizabeth Keeler Robinson"


BOOK REVIEW

MAKING CENTS by Elizabeth Keeler Robinson
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 2008

"Promoting the rewards of work along with exposing readers to the look and uses of money, plus a bit of arithmetic, this makes salutary reading on more than one level. (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-8)"
Five children get busy earning funds to build a clubhouse in this primer on U.S. currency. Read full book review >

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LIZZIE AND LOU SEAL by Patricia Keeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 4, 2017

"An amusing if slight addition to beach reading. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Lizzie's companion is a big, blue inflatable seal named Lou. Read full book review >

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YOUNG ADULT
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"Ultimately, what readers take away from this solid book is the abiding sense of love that bonds and binds the twins to each other as they tell their multifaceted truths about living with this little-understood condition. (resources) (Fiction. 12-16)"
Sometimes it takes a family to tell a story. Read full book review >

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MY BROTHER CHARLIE by Holly Robinson Peete
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2010

"A seldom-seen perspective on autism delivered concisely and with empathy. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Mother and daughter co-authors write about the experience of having an autistic child in the family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DRUMBEAT IN OUR FEET by Patricia A. Keeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Should prompt further study of its fascinating subject. (Picture book. 5-10)"
A young reader's guide to African dance. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Feb. 1, 2002

"A terrific read-aloud, the interactive format encourages students to call out responses and, eventually, challenge one another with clues they invent on their own. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Kids, animals, and plucky word play combine in this engaging offering from first-time authors, and husband-and-wife team, McCall and Keeler. Read full book review >

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UNRAVELING FIBERS by Patricia A. Keeler
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 1, 1995

This quick tour of the common plant, animal, and synthetic fibers from which cloth is manufactured will give young weavers and seamstressesor, for that matter, clothes-wearers and towel-usersa better understanding of this raw material's varied origins. Read full book review >

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PIPPI LONGSTOCKING'S AFTER-CHRISTMAS PARTY by Astrid Lindgren
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Her fans will rejoice at the arrival of 'one more story' about Pippi. (Picture book. 5-10)"
At the end of Pippi in the South Seas (1959), Pippi and friends Tommy and Annika celebrated Christmas in Pippi's ramshackle Villa Villekulla. Read full book review >

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AVIATRIXES
by Leila Roy

Her birthday, the day she died, the day she first realized she wanted to fly—if we tried, I’m sure that we could make any day into Bessie Coleman day. But today is an especially good pick, because ninety-six years ago, on June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman earned her pilot’s license—the first African American woman, as well as the first woman ...


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SPILL THE WINE AND TAKE THAT PEARL
by Jennie K.

BOOK REPORT for The Pearl Thief (Code Name Verity #0.5) by Elizabeth Wein

Cover Story: Go On, Take The Money and Run
BFF Charm: Yay!
Swoonworthy Scale: 6
Talky Talk: I Capture the Castle
Bonus Factors: Crumbling Aristocracy, Sweet Ride, History’s Mysteries
Relationship Status: It’s Like Being In Love, Discovering Your Best Friend

Cover Story: Go On, Take The ...


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NOTORIOUS DISSENSION
by Julie Danielson

Last night at a book club gathering of sorts, a friend of mine, who is the mother of two girls, was asking for picture book recommendations – picture books with a political bent, that is, which she can read to a five-year-old. More specifically, given that she’s nervous about a Trump administration, she wanted her daughter to see good picture ...


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